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"This book looks at solar and lunar eclipses, providing background information about the sun, the moon and our planet. The book covers what an eclipse is, what eclipses can look like, how they happen, the effects on wildlife, what people thought of eclipses in the past, how they are studied today, and about eclipses on other planets. A fun activity is provided along with advice on viewing eclipses. Beautiful photographs and simple text help to engage readers and aid their understanding"--Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, ©2013
Heinemann Library, Chicago, Ill., ©2013
Juvenile works
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
9781432975159, 9781432975203, 1432975153, 143297520X
Out of this world
Day and night
Earth, sun, and moon
Solar eclipse
Total eclipse
How do solar eclipses happen?
Animals and eclipses
Eclipse of the moon
Exploring eclipses
Across the solar system
Eclipses in the past
See for yourself
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