Shiny foil stars emerge from lush, detailed paintings to reveal 16 animal constellations, each accompanied by an entrancing story about the animal. Read aloud to younger children — this superb picture book is a vivid introduction to astronomy that will excite their curiosity and inspire wonder. Includes star maps (northern and southern), Latin constellation names, the history of astronomy, and tips for sky-watching. By an astronomer. Paperback, 28 pages.