An exciting introduction to the solar system from Chris Ferrie, #1 science book writer for children, and creator of the Baby University series 8 little planets with the Sun at the center.each one wishing it were a little bit better…Old slow Neptune felt it was behind.165 years to circle the sun is an awful long time!the 8th little planet did not worry.It spins on its axis in a really big hurryTo the tune of “Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” comes a new bedtime story from bestselling author Chris Ferrie that’s sure to get little ones excited about the solar system while learning new facts about each planet!
Clever, fact-filled and adorably illustrated, this is a great little book about planets. The only thing that stops it from being ranked even higher for is the final line, which just throws me off every time I read it. “8 little planets going ‘round the Sun, being happy what they are and ready for some fun.”
CHRIS FERRIE is an award-winning physicist and is the senior lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology-Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children.
Lizzy is a designer, illustrator, and author from New Jersey. She is the creator and owner of Lizzy Dee Studio where she uses her children’s publishing experience and her love for all things smiley to design books, craft kits, and paper goods. Her design mind gives an edge in the illustration market where she loves creating cute characters, patterns for apparel & decor, and illustrations for licensing! Lizzy is also an avid collector of oddities & antiques, a WFMU fanatic, and you’ll never see her without tea in hand. (Bio via http://www.lizzydeestudio.com/about/)