Astronauts, Stargazers, and the Planets
Six lucky kids are off on a guided tour of the solar system — and readers get to tag along! Led by the robot guide, Dr. Quasar, the group journeys to the sun and then from Mercury down to Pluto (still listed as a planet here).
From the author of Honey...Honey...Lion! comes the story of Hedgie, who wants more than anything to be an astronaut and travel into space. He gets his chance the day Big Sparkler, the geyser, starts to sputter and fade, disappointing all the alien tourists.
Budding scientists discover what the sun is made of, how astronauts got to the moon, and what causes an eclipse. Striking color photographs accompany a straight-forward fact-filled text.
Carlos brings a space game to school. Then the Magic School Bus takes a field trip inside the game! Can Ms. Frizzle's class answer the space clues and make it out of the game? Blast off with the Magic School Bus and learn all about the solar system!