Spacewarp: Colliding Comets and Other Cosmic Catastrophes
Fred Watson


Paperback | Nov 2021 | NewSouth | 9781742237282 | 288pp | 210x135mm | GEN | AUD$27.99, NZD$34.99

Age range 10+

Why do stars twinkle? How’s the best way to start spotting constellations and comets? Is there life beyond Earth? What’s the chance of a catastrophic collision with a killer asteroid?

He’s covered the big space questions for adults, now Australia’s very own Astronomer-at-Large Fred Watson embarks on a grand tour of the Universe especially for children. From stargazing to telescopes, space travel to black holes, killer asteroids to aliens, Fred covers every question kids might ask about space — and then some!

With incredible illustrations by Fred himself, and a quirky mix of mind-boggling facts, Spacewarp is a fascinating book that kids will love — and parents and friends will undoubtedly learn a thing or two as well!