What shines brighter than any other object in the night sky? The Moon! It reflects the Sun's light as it orbits Earth. The gray, rocky Moon is close enough for people to travel there in spaceships. Several astronauts have even brought back Moon rocks. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space in simple yet captivating text as they learn these and other fascinating facts about the Moon. 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 Earth's solar system. Get ready to blast off!