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Meet the Planets

Written by Caryl Hart

Illustrated by Bethan Woollvin

Key Stage 1 Space

Meet the Planets Synopsis

Zoooooooom! We're off on an exciting space adventure in our rocket to meet all the planets of the solar system. Join in with the rhymes and spot all the smiley-faced, friendly planets, from shimmering Saturn to mighty Mars. Little ones will have a blast (and be back in time for bed!) in this striking, read-aloud, story-led picture book. It's perfect for all would-be astronauts!

Meet the Planets Press Reviews

This read-aloud, rhyming, picture-led book takes you on a space adventure to meet all the planets of the solar system and the smiley-faced planets from 'shimmering Saturn' to 'mighty Mars' - Independent, The best books to read your children in 2020

Perfect for any three year-old budding astronauts in your life - Rony Robinson

Meet the Planets is a memorable, striking, space book like no other I've ever read before [...]This is perfect to read and enjoy with anyone interested in learning about space. - Reading Zone

Youngsters will undoubtedly have a total blast as they whizz through the sky, relishing every planet they meet, and even manage to rendezvous with earth once more, just in time for bed. Bethan's illustrations are, as ever, totally out-of-this-world and such a superb complement for Caryl's cleverly constructed rhyming text. Splendid stuff this, for bedtimes and all other times too - Reading Hub

The perfect read for my budding astronaut - an expedition into the solar system that combines fascinating facts with engaging rhyme and utterly glorious artwork. Your child will have a blast enjoying an out-of-this-world adventure ... without even having to leave the comfort of your home - Books with Baby

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408892992
Publication date: 6th February 2020
Author: Caryl Hart
Illustrator: Bethan Woollvin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Space

About Caryl Hart

Caryl is a full time children's writer, who also runs creative workshops with local schools. Her first picture book, Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! won two regional awards, and is shortlisted for a third. She lives in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and a dog called Roo. As well as writing, Caryl loves walking in the hills, swimming, snuggling, baking, weeding, running, sleeping, chatting, and sitting in cafes.

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