Once Upon a Starry Night by Dr Jacqueline Mitton
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Once Upon a Starry Night
By Dr Jacqueline Mitton

Once Upon a Starry Night

A Book of Constellations

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Illustrated by Christina Balit See other recent books by Christina Balit
Format: Paperback / softback

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Once Upon a Starry Night by Dr Jacqueline Mitton

Book Description

National Geographic s stunning rendition of the constellations glittering lightshow is now available in paperback. Take an illuminating ride through the starry night sky, and learn how the heavens pay tribute to the gods of Greek and Roman mythology. "Once Upon a Starry Night" explains the ten ancient figures whose legends are written large across the universe. Every page shines with Christina Balit s vibrant art, studded with shiny stars, and provides the perfect backdrop to Jacqueline Mitton s poetic text."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781426303913
ISBN-10: 1426303912
Format: Paperback / softback
(213mm x 206mm x 4mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Dr Jacqueline Mitton

Practical Astronomer by Dr Jacqueline Mitton Practical Astronomer, Paperback / softback (May 2010)

Explains how to find celestial objects using the naked eye and a telescope in one's very own backyard, in a book that includes detailed full-color photos and illustrations and an easy-to-follow text.

Zoo in the Sky by Dr Jacqueline Mitton Zoo in the Sky, Paperback / softback

Large, vibrant paintings and shimmering foil stars make a brilliant connection between age-old stargazing tales and the constellations. Full color.

» View all books by Dr Jacqueline Mitton

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Author Biography - Dr Jacqueline Mitton

Dr. Jacqueline Mitton holds an MA in Physics from the University of Oxford and a Doctorate in Astrophysics from the University of Cambridge. She lives in London, England. Christina Balit studied at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art in England. Her work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Festival Hall. Her illustrations grace "Zoo in the Sky" and "The Planet Gods" also by Jacqueline Mitton.

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