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Institute of Astronomy - Public


The Planet Story Project

The story book 'Jaspreet, Roller Skates and Planets' was created in May 2020 as part of the Planet Story Project by 45 children working with artist Alina Loth, outreach facilitator Matthew Bothwell and astronomer Amy Bonsor. The story book aims to inspire and enthuse the next generations of scientists. Every child has the potential to engage with science and discover something new about our world. This project aims to introduce children and their families to the science done in universities and research institutions. Illustrations from the children of the project can be found throughout this book, who hope to inspire many more children through this book. Please share this book with your friends, family, school, youth group or neighbours and help inspire them that science can be fun!

If you enjoy this story book, please do tell us, as good feedback with enable us to fund similar projects in the future. Please complete our questionnaire which can be found here

The story book can be found here:


We are happy to distribute hard copies to schools: If you would like to order hard copies for your school, please let us know!


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