What Miss Mitchell Saw

What Miss Mitchell Saw

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Overview

Discover the amazing true story of Maria Mitchell, America’s first professional female astronomer.

Every evening, from the time she was a child, Maria Mitchell stood on her rooftop with her telescope and swept the sky. And then one night she saw something unusual—a comet no one had ever seen before! Miss Mitchell’s extraordinary discovery made her famous the world over and paved the way for her to become America’s first professional female astronomer.

Gorgeously illustrated by Diana Sudyka, this moving picture book about a girl from humble beginnings who became a star in the field of astronomy is sure to inspire budding scientists everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481487597
Publisher: Beach Lane Books
Publication date: 09/03/2019
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 118,094
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Hayley Barrett is the author of three picture books, Babymoon, What Miss Mitchell Saw, and Girl Versus Squirrel. She lives and writes outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

Diana Sudyka is a Chicago-based illustrator. Early on, she created screen-printed gig posters for musicians but currently her illustration work focuses on young adult, middle grade, and children’s books. She has illustrated several volumes of the award-winning book series The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart and Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley, as well as the picture books Sometimes Rain by Meg Fleming, What Miss Mitchell Saw by Hayley Barrett, and How to Find a Bird by Jennifer Ward. Visit her at DianaSudyka.com.

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