What’s Hidden in the Sky: Animal Constellations Around the World by Aina Bestard is a beautiful new book (published by Tra Publishing), that showcases a multitude of animal constellations as seen from landmark cities around the world. Kids can lift the window flaps on each page to uncover a pattern of stars and can guess what animal it is based on the story on the page. The answer key is in the back of the book. The illustration in shades of blue is so gorgeous and brings the night sky to life. Click the video above to see my flip through review of the book.
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