Everyone knows the names of the planets, but how many can recount the fascinating myths associated with them or know how to find them? This new book from bestselling author Joan Marie Galat combines m
Everyone knows the names of the planets, but how many can recount the fascinating myths associated with them or know how to find them? This new book from bestselling author Joan Marie Galat combines mythology with astronomy tips to help astronomers of any age view the planets in the night sky.
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Joan Marie Galat
is an award-winning author of books for children and adults, and a freelance writer and editor. She combines astronomy with ancient mythology in the Dot to Dot in the Sky series and enjoys sharing her love of the night sky with school audiences.
attended the Fine Arts/Arts programs at Grant MacEwan College and The University of Alberta. After working full time as a designer/illustrator for many years, Lorna became a full-time freelance illustrator in 1998 and began to illustrate trade picture books, greeting cards, novel covers, as well as nonfiction, technical illustration, other language books and cookbooks. Lorna has worked as a writer and as an animator in traditional and digital animation with an Edmonton multimedia group; projects include work for the National Film Board and Royal Provincial Museum's Wild Alberta permanent exhibit multimedia. Lorna has held solo exhibitions of original oil paintings at the Art Gallery of Alberta (formerly the Edmonton Art Gallery), the Royal Alberta Museum, and major libraries in Edmonton and Calgary.