Author(s): Christoph Englert
Hop on board the space shuttle and get ready for the ride of your life as you explore deep space with your five fellow space cadets. This journey of discovery takes you through our local solar system and beyond, to galaxies far and wide. With every encounter, learn more about the science behind the stars, planets, meteors and comets in our sky, and the history of our universe.
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award: Best Book with Facts 2016.
'The book is superbly illustrated, and will have children in awe at the marvellous universe in all its beauty. A superb book for young and old.' * Parents in Touch * 'This book is fantastically amazingly wonderful! It is an oversize nonfiction book all about space. The illustrations are bold and beautiful with a lot of facts and information packed onto each page.' * Book Nerd Mommy blog * 'Destination: Space is the physics-made-fun title packed with facts and written by astrophysics professor Dr Christoph Englert, illustrated by Tom Clohosy Cole.' * World Book Day site * 'There's a huge amount of fascinating information in this book, presented clearly and succinctly. Dr Christopher Englert's text is accessible, even when describing complex theories, and inspiring; Tom Clohosy Cole's gleaming illustrations are beautiful to look at and support and expand the text. As an added bonus there's a huge double sided poster too.' * Love Reading 4 Kids * 'A fascinating and well-judged overview. Illustrated with retro-feeling, colourful spreads by Tom Clohosy Cole, this is the first in a new Destination series, which bodes well for its successors.' * The Guardian * 'Just the thing for a topic on space in the primary school.' * Red Reading Hub *
Dr Christoph Englert is a lecturer in Physics at the University of Glasgow. He was born in 1981 in south Germany, and after studying Physics at the University of Karlsruhe and ETH Zurich between 2002 and 2007, he received a doctorate in Theoretical Physics from Karlsruhe University. Dr Englert's research focuses on the physics of elementary particles and their interactions. This is his first book for children. Tom Clohosy Cole is a London-based freelance illustrator, designer animator. He was born in Brighton, and since graduating from Kingston University he has worked for a number of clients, including The Guardian, The New York Times and Morrisons. This is his first illustrated book for Wide Eyed Editions.