Galileo's telescope

Book
Published 2009
Item Details
Summary:

Galileo's telescope is discovered by Digby and his sister Hannah in Mr. Rummage's stall at a busy antiques market. The children listen to Mr. Rummage's tale of the person who owned it.

ISBN:
9780778736943 (lib. bdg.)
0778736946 (lib. bdg.)
Publisher, Date:
St. Catherines, Ont. ; New York, N.Y. : Crabtree Publishing, c2009.
Description:
37 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Target Audience Note:
009-012.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Knicknack market comes to life
Galileo Galilei
Gifted and talented
Brillant mathematician
Galileo's gadgets
Galileo's spyglass
Science revolution
Stargazer
Galileo's observatory
Patrons of science
Taking risks
Dangerous book
On trial
House arrest
Ahead of his time
Galileo's legacy.
LCCN:
2008048636
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