Each planet is brightly illustrated with an original personality, effectively rendering this educational box-set less intimating for young readers. Additionally, an illustrated character leads and engages children through each of the topics that appear in the book.
Throughout the three books, simple infographics break down some of the more complex concepts in the books. A few of them are based on the verbal analogies offered by the author, which I then visualized in the more easily digestable, illustrative format introduced in the books.
When they finish reading the three books, children can show off what they’ve learned by placing colorform Classical planets in their correct locations on an oversized map of the solar system.