Space Maps

This super-sized book of maps takes you on a space adventure from the stars to the solar system, and far beyond!

Do you want to go on a journey through space? Then all you have to do is look up at the night sky. What can you see?

Marvel at the constellations, and learn what their names and patterns mean to different cultures.

Then venture farther out, past what the naked eye can see, and hop from planet to planet to explore Earth’s celestial neighbors. Discover how humans have used rockets, probes, and telescopes to explore space–and even stop off at the International Space Station to visit the scientists working there!

Let Space Maps take you on a tour through the universe, with its 24 maps, stunning illustrations, and amazing facts. Grab your telescope and get ready for the intergalactic journey of a lifetime!


NOTE: You can purchase your copy now and we will deliver it to you at the beginning of September as soon as it is in stock

Publication date: Thursday 3rd September 2020


Author: Lara Albanese

Illustrator: Tommaso Vidus Rosin

  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: What on Earth Books (3 Sept. 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1912920557
  • ISBN-13: 978-1912920556
  • Product Dimensions: 27.6 x 1.5 x 37.6 cm


My Shelves are Full

"This has gained considerable attention on social media and with good reason. A large hardback volume, this is to be savoured and enjoyed. From maps of the stars, galaxies, planets and space exploration, this book has everything a young space enthusiast could ever want. Filled with incredible illustrations and fascinating facts, this will fill hearts and minds with all things space! I spent days within the pages and still feel as though I need more time. A perfect gift book!"

Mister Bodd

"This truly is the space book to end space books! Anyone studying Space with their UKS2 class needs this book in their classroom. Actually, scrap that, every KS2 classroom needs this. It’ll be one of the first books off the shelf every time!"

@picturebooks Instagram blog

"Planets, moons, stars, galaxies, black holes and nebulae, the universe is a BIG place and this is where SPACE MAPS comes in. This collection of 24 maps will take you wherever you want to go. Scattered with bite sized pieces of information written by Lara Albanese and supported by engaging illustrations by Tommaso Vidus Rosin."

Books for Topics

"Space Maps is a super-sized visual treat. It will appeal to those already interested in the topic of space and will also attract KS2 readers new to the subject. The reader is invited to take a space tour in the company of a diverse crew of space guides. Each double-page spread focuses on a different aspect and information is given in speedy, bite-sized fact boxes, making this an ideal book for dipping into. It is deeply informative and to the point."

"Large and detailed illustrations guide the reader through their space journey, with each new page devoted to a thoroughly detailed labelled map or diagram ... An extravagantly large and vibrant compendium for budding astronomers and knowledge-hungry scientists in upper KS2, this impressive non-fiction book takes young readers to infinity and beyond as they marvel at the vastness of the universe."

Lancashire Post

"With fully accessible chunks of fun and fascinating facts from physicist and children’s author Lara Albanese, and a gallery of Tommaso Vidus Rosin’s eye-catching illustrations to marvel at, there is a whole wide universe out there with secrets and mysteries to solve so grab your telescope and head for the stars!"

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