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Space: A Brightpips Guide

This book is available for download with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. Apple Books on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


“If your kids are nuts about space & science, you have to get ‘Space: A Brightpips Guide’. The universe size and dimensions widget absolutely blew my mind!”
— #fourlittletesters

“The pictures are amazing ... such a refreshing change of pace from the often-frenetic energy of educational storybook apps.”
— iPadKids

“Physical textbooks can be boring, but on the other hand full-fledged apps can be shallow and distracting. This ebook is the best of both worlds. Highly recommended for ages 8+.”
— Geeks With Juniors

“This is a wonderful resource for children and adults alike. I love the interactive style — it’s easy and exciting to read!”
— Sam Wheatley, teacher & writer

“That’s awesome! This is so cool — you can tap on everything!”
— Jack, 11

“This is what would’ve happened if Carl Sagan had been given an iPad.”
— Richard Watson, futurist, author & speaker


Imagine walking around a space museum packed with interactive exhibits that you can touch, move, play with and learn from. Now imagine that museum squeezed into your iPad, iPhone or Mac, so you can visit whenever you like!

Space: A Brightpips Guide is a truly interactive eBook for readers aged 8+. Kids and teens will love reading, watching, and playing as they learn.


See what’s at the centre of the Sun. Get to know the planets of the Solar System. See something interesting? Tap to learn more about it.


Change the temperature on Mercury. Explore the phases of the Moon. Interactive widgets mean kids have fun while they learn.


See dust devils on Mars. Be awed by nebulae. Stunning close-up photos bring planets, stars, and spaceships to life.


Learn amazing space facts. Understand how things work. Clear, engaging text helps kids learn easily.


Watch the historic Moon landings. Fly over the surface of Mars. All without leaving the pages of your eBook.


Covers the whole Solar System, stars, space travel, and lots more. Over 100 popups filled with detailed information and images. 20+ interactive widgets, galleries and videos to engage and inform. 300+ high-resolution images that delight and inspire.


Space: A Brightpips Guide will delight and amaze, as you soar through the Earth’s atmosphere, out into the Solar System, and beyond. Watch plasma erupting from the Sun, get excited about ice on Mars, and learn about Saturn’s curious moons.

Be inspired. Go out and explore.



What Is Space?
The Solar System
The Sun
The Moon
The Moon Landings
Missions to Mars
The Universe
Living in Space


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Brightpips is a small independent publisher based near Sydney, Australia.
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Customer Reviews

Very Cool!

This interactive book is well done and easy to use. The interactive portions and embedded videos are fun. My only complaint is that it’s all in metric, which I understand is used exclusively in scientific fields, but what about my poor American child ;) There is a general conversion chart at the end, but I would much rather it listed both throughout the book. Still, I highly recommend!

Beautiful, simple, and very, very interactive!

This is a geat, highly visual, book on space. It is very interactive, with every page full of additional information to explore. My 3 & a half year old can easily navigate the pages, and has fun exploring all the content as I read along for him. And the whole thing is just beautiful, and expertly put together.

Simple and comprehensive, a great resource

With a wealth of multimedia and interactive material, plus a friendly and informative style, this is an excellent way to keep kids of most ages entertained on long journeys and educated at the same time. One that can keep parents and kids reading together on the coach for a long while. Look forward to the next one.

Space: A Brightpips Guide
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  • $3.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Science & Nature
  • Published: May 22, 2015
  • Publisher: Brightpips
  • Seller: Matthew Doyle
  • Print Length: 49 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.1
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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