Dr. E’s Super Stellar Solar System:
Massive Mountains! Supersize Storms! Alien Atmospheres!
National Geographic Children’s Books, 2018, 128 pp., Paperback. $12.99. shop.nationalgeographic.com
Take to the skies with planetary geologist Dr. E and her robot sidekick, Rover, to explore the solar system’s wildest, most astronomical geology — with comic book flair! This stellar book introduces kids to outer space through in-depth info and comic book adventure. Along the way, kids follow explorer Bethany Ehlmann, a member of the NASA Mars Rover Curiosity mission, and her lovable robo-dog, Rover, as they study and protect our amazing solar system. Dr. E’s conversational and funny explanations of the solar system and planetary geology will pull kids in like gravity. The pairing of fun and graphic novel side stories with science facts makes big concepts accessible and interesting to boys and girls of all levels, from STEM science fans to reluctant readers alike. For ages 8 to 12.