What planet do we call home? Earth! Earth has plenty of water--in fact, more than 70 percent of its surface is made up of water. Earth also has an atmosphere that contains oxygen and other gases that animals and plants need to live. As a result, Earth has just the right conditions to support life--unlike any other planet in the solar system! Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Earth. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids' attention. Emergent readers won't be able to stop turning the pages as they explore the Earth's solar system. Get ready to blast off!