New Astronomy Book Exposes Kids to Science

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Activity book sneaks star learning into bedtime.Want to expose kids to the night sky? A new picture book Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story sneaks a little space science into bedtime.

March 1, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) -MIDVALE, UT, USA – A story about the starry skies, this children's book has activities for finding stars, constellations, planets and other heavenly bodies. Rich illustrations by Spanish artist Luis F. Sanz help identify new objects and words for children ages 4 - 10.

Author Karl Beckstrand hopes the story and activities spark children's interest in all things stellar. This is Beckstrand's tenth book. He likes to weave language, counting, or other learning concepts throughout his stories. He even wrote a free geography ebook for kids: It Ain't Flat: A Memorizable Book of Countries.

Since its release last month, Bright Star Night Star has been consistently found on Amazon's Hot New Children's Books list.

True to its multicultural tradition, Premio Publishing & Gozo Books features characters of color in its new astronomy book. Premio's activity and language books, ebooks and app are nationally-lauded and filled with surprises.

The soft cover bedtime story and ebook can be found via Amazon & Kindle, Baker & Taylor, Brodart, EBSCO, Follett Library Resources/Title Wave, Ingram, Mackin,, iTunes, and select booksellers. Customers may pre-order in hard cover from the publisher at

Premio Publishing & Gozo Books has been delighting families and educators since 2004. Non-fiction stories and biographies, multicultural app, ebook mysteries, and activity books (geography, astronomy, illness and loss, bilingual and Spanish books with pronunciation guide, finding/counting, opposites, the beach, animals and insects, and kid’s cookbook) have diverse characters in funny, engaging, vivid color. Nationally-lauded (ForeWord Reviews, Horn Book blog, School Library Journal, Kirkus) these educational stories capture attention and create repeat readers.

Not about ethnic or racial diversity, they simply feature black, white, Asian, Hispanic and mixed-race children--with family values like courage, sharing, and giving. Find our children’s books via: Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble/Nook, Brodart, Amazon/Kindle, EBSCO, Follett Library Resources/Title Wave, Ingram, Mackin, iTunes, Kobo, Android, and (FREE online books); a gift of laughter, learning & family fun for ages 2 and up (because bedtime should never put parents to sleep!). Like us on Facebook:
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