|By (author):||Berne, Jennifer|
|Illustrated By:||Nam, Lorraine|
|Subject:||JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy|
|Size:||11.00in x 9.00in x 0.25in|
|From The Publisher*|
With an introduction from Neil DeGrasse Tyson about the importance of kid-like curiosity, this lyrical picture book biography on the beloved astrophysicist and host of Cosmos is the perfect gift for young astronomers and fans of all ages.
Neil deGrasse Tyson was born curious. And the secrets of a billion galaxies lay there-waiting for him to explore its cosmic mysteries. He just had to look up. Up beyond the city lights, up at the shining stars, up through the Milky Way, and past the veil of the night sky.
Follow young Neil's journey as he discovers the wonders of space, the thrill of science, and the joy in sharing the beauty of our amazing universe. Read his favorite mind-blowing facts and learn what mysteries are left to solve.
From On a Beam of Light author Jennifer Berne and debut paper illustrator Lorraine Nam comes the inspiring true tale of Neil's life and how he became a world-famous astrophysicist.
The future of discovery lays with you. Look up with Neil and begin your own journey into the cosmos.
|Review Quote*||Praise for On a Beam of Light: "A splendid introduction to a man who never stopped questioning."|
|Review Quote*||"Einstein's lifelong curiosity sings through every page."|
|Review Quote*||"A book as special as its subject."|
|Review Quote*||"Richly imagined, beautifully designed, impressionistic biography."|
|Review Quote*||"Truly amazing."|
|Review Quote*||"Beautifully done...whimsical...What dreams can do."|