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Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei Paperback – 1 Sep 2000

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Product details

  • Paperback: 40 pages
  • Age Range: 6 - 10 years
  • Publisher: Square Fish; Reprint edition (1 Sept. 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0374470278
  • ISBN-13: 978-0374470272
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 0.4 x 30.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 464,440 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An original...Sis celebrates the life, ideas, and genius of Galileo in a picture book that achieves a brilliance of its own."-Starred, " Booklist"
"Original and exquisite...Sis manages to tell the relatively complicated story of Galileo in such a simple, straightforward way, accompanied by some of the most gorgeous illustrations imaginable."-"The New York Times Book Review"


An original...Sis celebrates the life, ideas, and genius of Galileo in a picture book that achieves a brilliance of its own. "Starred, Booklist"

Original and exquisite...Sis manages to tell the relatively complicated story of Galileo in such a simple, straightforward way, accompanied by some of the most gorgeous illustrations imaginable. "The New York Times Book Review""

An original...Sis celebrates the life, ideas, and genius of Galileo in a picture book that achieves a brilliance of its own. Starred, Booklist

Original and exquisite...Sis manages to tell the relatively complicated story of Galileo in such a simple, straightforward way, accompanied by some of the most gorgeous illustrations imaginable. The New York Times Book Review

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"An original...Sis celebrates the life, ideas, and genius of Galileo in a picture book that achieves a brilliance of its own." --Starred, Booklist

"Original and exquisite...Sis manages to tell the relatively complicated story of Galileo in such a simple, straightforward way, accompanied by some of the most gorgeous illustrations imaginable." --The New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Peter Sis recently received a Caldecott Honor for Tibet Through the Red Box. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.


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