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The Ultimate Explorers Field Guide is a hands-on, fun, fact-filled field guide. With new Ultimate Explorers branding that identifies, targets, and builds a community around a new generation of curious kids and outdoor enthusiasts who have
an affinity for National Geographic, National Geographic Kids, and our mission to explore and conserve the planet.

This fun, photo-filled, fact-packed night sky guide will encourage kids to stop and look up to spot stars and planets right from their own backyards. From Mars to meteor showers, Scorpius to satellites, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these space-dwelling phenomena in the night sky at any time of the year. With tons of info and interactivity prompts, it's the perfect companion for backyard or field trips, camping or vacation. Durable and portable, it's just right for your pocket to backpack!

“Schneider (Backyard Guide to the Night Sky) returns to familiar stomping grounds with this meticulous, logical, and visually compelling guide to the night sky… VERDICT: Packaged in a fun, vibrant, and engaging manner, this title is highly recommended for middle school and public libraries with a large astronomy following.” 

— School Library Journal

“Young readers become stargazers in this compact, fact-filled, visually appealing guide in the Ultimate Explorer Field Guide series.” 

— Booklist

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