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Learning should be fun. Ideal for all inquisitive children aged 3-7.
The Playful Planets Say Hello and Watch the Rocket   The Playful Planets and The Days of The Week   The Playful Planets Behaving Badly!
In the first book The Playful Planets Say Hello and Watch The Rocket the planets introduce themselves and watch a rocket ship from Earth fly through space. They wonder who it will land on.

"They say they reach for the stars, but they only ever seem to get this far!" moans Marvin, the miserable Man in the MOON. "All the rubbish they leave after every trip, I'm starting to feel like the local tip!"

  The second book The Playful Planets and The Days of the Week teaches children the days of the week as well as the names of the planets.

The days are named after the planets in many languages, and especially the older languages of Latin derivation. For this reason the French and Spanish day names also get a mention.

  The title of the third book The Playful Planets Behaving Badly! is self explanatory.

It all starts when Mickey Mercury, the mischievous messenger, attempts to deliver some bad news to Mr Bully, MARS, who takes exception. He blames Mickey MERCURY for putting him in a bad mood. "Don't shoot the messenger," responds Mickey. "I like to deliver the news. It's not my fault you've got a short fuse."

Did you know that the planets are the original superheroes of myth and legend?

In this unique and original children's book series, the planets' personalities reflect their roles in myth and legend. For example, MARS, the God of War, is Mr Bully; Veronica VENUS is the Goddess of Love and Beauty; JUPITER is Jovial Jove, the God of Justice; SATURN is Old Father Time, Mickey MERCURY the mischievous messenger, and Uri URANUS the magician (the seventh son or seventh from the SUN). The beautiful artwork brings the planets to life in true superhero style. Space is a big subject, if you will pardon the pun, and we all have to start somewhere. Learning about the planets of our solar system is a great way to begin.

Reading is a discount ticket to anywhere ... including space.

Planets for kids. The Playful Planets children's book series is a great way to introduce kids to the planets, space, astronomy, and some mythology. Who is your favourite planet superhero?

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