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Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Chelen Ecija

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System


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Average rating

5 out 5

40 reviews

This mind-blowing book invites readers to join BBC presenter and renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) on an epic journey through the Solar System – visiting planets, moons, asteroids and satellites, and travelling to places where no human has been before. Along the way, kids can discover how we could live on Mars, learn about the hunt for a mysterious super-Earth, have a snowball fight on Mercury, climb the tallest mountain in the Solar System and much, much more. From spotting solar flares on the Sun to exploring objects at the edge of the icy Oort Cloud, this fun, action-packed title leaves no question unanswered and no meteorite unturned.



Happy reading

Master Pluto Casserole 18.02.2024


This book teaches you how wide the planets are and how long is a day on the planet and how old it is. I learnt a lot about the moons reading this book.

Don Pablo Toothpaste 22.08.2023


I enjoyed this book because I really like space and it fascinated me. Maggie talked about the different planets and how Mars could possibly have life living on it that we don’t know about yet.

Director Kiki Toothpaste 21.08.2023


Lots of facts

Corporal Gonzo Mystery 18.08.2023


I love Neptune.

Major Neptune Squirrel 05.08.2023


It was really interesting and had lots of facts. Some of the facts were mind blowing and amazing. I learnt a lot of new things.

Marshal Muscles Sherbet 03.08.2023


it helped with my project

Countess Heroica Bookmark 25.07.2023


Very interesting

Anonymous 17.02.2023


very factural

Lady Mildred Humdinger 25.01.2023


I would recommend it

Anonymous 27.12.2022


All the facts about space can't fit into my brain!

Anonymous 17.09.2022


Loved reading

Earl Viktor Gooseberry 16.09.2022


Good for the pictures but needed an adults help

Anonymous 04.09.2022


It is an extraordinary book about the solar system

Professor Sandwich Pumpernickel 01.09.2022


i was fun

Countess Jewel Teabag 01.09.2022



Commander Pluto Gravy 01.09.2022


I liked the she taught me that at the end of the solar system the suns gravity is is so weak that any debris that is in the oort cloud can get sucked out of the solar system by other stars or disoryented by other stars and head to the sun and it takes 300 years to get to the oort cloud

Marshal Chester Hoverboard 25.08.2022


Awesome adventure Went on holiday and got to look at lots of stars and meteors

Director Bunny Piccalilli 23.08.2022


Really good non-fictional book

Princess Jewel Jellybaby 17.08.2022


very informative

Director Banana Yo-yo 14.08.2022

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