Out of Sight: Pictures of Hidden Worlds

· StarWalk Kids Media
4.0
1 review
Ebook
48
Pages
Eligible

About this ebook

From deep within the human body to distant nebulae in outer space, there are worlds all around us that are smaller, faster, and farther than the unaided eye can see. In these thirty-six amazing images, you can see the invisible: from a white blood cell attacking E. coli bacteria, to the delicate splash from a falling drop of water captured by a high-speed strobe. With pictures that astound and fascinating explanations of how each image was captured, award-winning author Seymour Simon takes readers on a fantastic voyage that's truly out of sight.

Ratings and reviews

4.0
1 review
A Google user
Superior photoessay by Seymour Simon. The theme is enhanced seeing: microscopes, telescopes, x-rays, etc. It is well-organized, and the illustrations are the story. It prompted me to get out my cheap microscope and take a look at some velcro, and wow!, it really does look like that.
A Google user
This book takes a super up close look at simple things around the world and shows what it looks like that can not been seen under the eye. It is very specific with the information it shares about the ...

About the author

Seymour Simon, whom the New York Times called "the dean of the [children's science] field," is the author of more than 250 highly acclaimed science books, more than seventy-five of which have been named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association. He has introduced tens of millions of children to a staggering array of subjects, and his Collins photo-essay series is co-branded with the Smithsonian Institution, giving them a special seal of approval from a leading authority on science and education.Seymour Simon's free, educational children's app, SCIENCE FUN TO GO, debuted in the Top 10 of all free children's apps in the Amazon App store. His website, SeymourSimon.com, is a 2011 Webby Honoree designed to engage children in science, reading and writing. And his interactive, read aloud iBook, WHY DO PUPPIES DO THAT, was one of five finalists in the Children's category of the Publishing Innovation Awards at Digital Book World 2012.Seymour Simon is a founding partner in StarWalk Kids Media (www.starwalkkids.com), a streaming content provider and marketing platform for eBooks, apps and other engaging, educational content. The company distributes its product to schools and libraries, teachers, caregivers and parents seeking high quality and affordable children's literature, with a special emphasis on nonfiction.

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