Take your children on an interstellar train ride to Constellation Station!

It's there they'll learn about the galaxy, stare down Leo the Lion, meet Orion the Hunter, see Pegasus spread his wings, and discover other constellations in our vast night sky in this rhyming picture book that will encourage children to look up and learn about the cosmos.

Journey to Constellation Station

  • PreS-Gr 1-A lyrical text takes readers on a magical train ride and through the dreams of a sleeping child to Constellation Station. Once there, readers will learn about important figures in astrology and Greek mythology including Pisces the Fish, Orion the Hunter, the winged-horse Pegasus, and many more. Full-page illustrations of the galaxy and mythical relics are immersive, while the back matter enhances the reading experience. The book includes a thoughtful note from the author, information about STEM connections, activities, and a glossary. These resources make the text useful in a classroom setting, and more accessible to independent readers. VERDICT Whether an aspiring scientist or casual reader, this book is a delightful exploration and a great addition to school library collections.

    -Maegen Rose, Rye Country Day School, NYα(c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.