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Author Bonar, Samantha.
Title Comets / Samantha Bonar.
Pub Info New York : Franklin Watts, ©1998.
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book jacket
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 Orleans-Children's Room  J 523.6 Bona     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Children's  J 523.6 BON     AVAILABLE
Descript 63 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series First book
First book.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 60) and index.
Contents ''Evil stars'' -- What are comets? -- Oort cloud -- Are comets a threat? -- Dusty trails -- Champollion project -- Comet hall of fame -- Glossary -- To find out more -- Index.
Summary Describes what has been learned about the composition, orbits, and the existence of several well-known comets. A history of what we know about comets from the ancient Greeks to Halley, with material on their composition, frequency, & where & how they can be seen. This highly praised series of books has been in print since the 1950s (launched originally by Franklin Watts himself). Today's First Books provide engaging, in-depth introductions to subjects in all areas of the middle-grade curriculum, including science, social studies, and the arts. Illustrated with color and historical photography and art, each First Book is chaptered, includes an index, a for-further-reading list and, where appropriate, a glossary and original maps. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Comets -- Juvenile literature.
Comets.
Genre Literature.
ISBN 0531203018
9780531203019
9780613206167
0613206169
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