Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 8
- Grade: 1 to 3
A simple but informative look at comets, asteroids and meteorites, and what they can tell us about our place in the solar system. Longer, more complex stories and sentences, more challenging vocabulary, language play and minimal repetition make this a Level 3 first reader.
About the authors
Cynthia Pratt Nicolson is a teacher and an award-winning children’s author who has written several non-fiction books, including The Stars and The Planets. She lives on Bowen Island, British Columbia.
Bill Slavin has illustrated over sixty books for children, including Stanley's Party, Stanley's Wild Ride, Stanley at Sea, Transformed and The Farm Team. He lives in Millbrook, Ontario, with his wife, their cat, two rabbits, five squirrels and a family of cardinals.