Author & Illustrator

Andrew Fraknoi

http://www.fraknoi.com

Biography

Andrew Fraknoi is an astronomer and college professor whose specializes in explaining astronomical ideas in everyday language. He is the author of two children’s books so far, “Disney’s Wonderful World of Space,” and “When the Sun Goes Dark” (about eclipses.) He is also the lead author of a free on-line astronomy textbook, and has had two science fiction stories published in anthologies. Andrew likes to read science fiction (as well as write it) and collects examples of music inspired by astronomy. He is very honored to have an asteroid named after him. The International Astronomical Union has named Asteroid 4859 Asteroid Fraknoi to honor his contributions to the public understanding of science.

When the Sun Goes Dark
Wonderful World of Space
When the Sun Goes Dark
Wonderful World of Space
When the Sun Goes Dark
Wonderful World of Space

Books by Andrew Fraknoi

    When the Sun Goes Dark
    Andrew Fraknoi, Dennis Schatz
    Wonderful World of Space
    Andrew Fraknoi, Alex Eiserloh

Book Stats

2
Authored
1
Illustrated
2
Collaborators

All Andrew Fraknoi Books

YearTitleAuthorIllustratorPages
2017When the Sun Goes DarkAndrew Fraknoi, Dennis SchatzAndrew FraknoiDennis Schatz36
2007Wonderful World of SpaceAndrew FraknoiAlex Eiserloh125

Collaborators

Dennis Schatz
Alex Eiserloh