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How to Teach Grown-Ups About Pluto: The cutting-edge space science of the solar system

Dean Regas, Aaron Blecha

How to Teach Grown-Ups About Pluto: The cutting-edge space science of the solar system


  • Facts & Information - lists, stats and plenty of facts

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5 out 5

12 reviews

Pluto has not been a planet since 2006. But this tiny world still inspires people of all ages while sparking controversy. In this delightfully witty book, astronomer Dean Regas teaches you how to educate your grown-up about the cutting-edge science of space, most crucially the reason why Pluto is NOT a planet any more. Delving into the history of space discoveries, the key players who have helped our understanding of the universe (including the 11-year-old girl who named Pluto in the first place) and the ever-changing nature of science, this book will equip every reader with the tools they need to bring their grown-ups fully up to speed, and to sneak in as many amazing astronomical facts as possible. And there’s a handy quiz at the end so that you can check your grown-up has been paying attention!



I learnt a lot from this book

Anonymous 03.09.2023


I thought it was funny because Pluto was saying he was sad because he was not a planet

Anonymous 03.09.2023


It had lots of information and I would tell my friend to read it too.

Principal Esmerelda Menace 25.08.2023


This book was nice it was amazing. I got to know more about space. It was Fictional. I would recommend this book to someone else.

Lieutenant Flash Teacup 08.08.2023


This book was really interesting it taught me many things I never knew . I dont really like science but this made me enjoy it

Lady Cynthia Unicycle 10.07.2023


I liked leaning about planet Sendna.

Dame Bijou Foxtail 09.07.2023


I liked this book because I learnt about a lot of celestial bodies similar to pluto and I truly agree with Dean regarding that pluto is special because it is the first one found of it's kind .it interested me because I learned about a lot of new facts about the solar system and who found each planet in the solar system and who found each planet in the solar system .lastly,I would recommend this book to my friends.

Duchess Kiki Eragon 20.11.2022


This was a fact book, but a lovely read and when I finnished it, I read it all over again! (A trick I've only done once before with a library book, and that book was Malamander, which lead me to my favourite book Gargantis. Anyway, I'm going off subject a lot) I think the illustrations hillarious, and I like Pluto a lot. When I was reading, I realised Pluto was even more cool (in the book, you'll learn it is, literally cool) because it wasn't a planet. This is a book you'll enjoy if you like space or find it interesting or pretty or confusing (I'm all of those!!!)! I loved this book. I hope you do too.

Judge Nectarine Manatee 04.09.2022


Awesome book

Marshal Dragon Jamboree 01.09.2022


I loved reading this book to my mum and learning things about Pluto

Anonymous 16.08.2022


We liked testing ourselves with the quizes

Senorita Amazonia Owl 11.08.2022

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