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Why do stars shine? And how was the moon made? Children can blast off into space with this fantastic interactive flap book revealing the secrets of the Universe. Vibrant illustrations and simple explanations combined with over 70 flaps to lift. Each double page covers a different topic, including ‘Glittering galaxies’, ‘On the Moon’ and ‘Space Station’.

Book information

Key Stage
ISBN: 9781409523383
Extent: 14 pages
Dimensions: 216 x 192mm
Rob Lloyd Jones
Benedetta Giaufret and Enrica Rusiná


WINNER - The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2013

The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize celebrates the best science books designed for young readers. Announcing the shortlist, the judges said Look Inside Space was: “A fantastically interactive book for younger children. Full of flaps to lift (and flaps under flaps) that reveal amazing facts about space!”.

Press reviews

“A great-fun flap book introducing our solar system to young children through detailed colour spreads and interactive novelty pages.”
“Good introduction to the solar system, offering information in bite-sized chunks.”
“The sky’s the limit for inquisitive youngsters who will be over the moon with a brilliant Look Inside book which has 70 flaps to lift...a fun and fascinating way to introduce children aged four and over to our solar system.”
“Another winning Usborne flap book.”
“Packed with fascinating information... an excellent springboard for further discovery.”
“Definitely worth a read and recommended for all potential space explorers.”
“For your youngest astronauts, you can’t beat Look Inside Space. Published 2012, so in no way old and out-of-date, this is an exciting illustrated title for young enthusiasts.”
“Younger readers will absolutely love it.”
“An enticing introduction to space without becoming overwhelming... ideal for younger astronomers-to-be.”
“Young readers intrigued by space will be captivated by this engaging tour of the universe.”
“Breaks down information into easily digestible chunks while also adding an element of fun.”

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