Bajo el Cielo Atacama


Author: Pierre Christin

Illustrator: Olivier Balez

Reading Grade Level: 4TH - 5TH, 6TH - 8TH

Type of Book: Picture

Fiction or Non-Fiction: Fiction

Under the sky of Atacama Desert there is an invitation to listen to the buzz of the stars. Pierre Christin, famous French journalist and scriptwriter, along with the cartoonist Olivier Balez, if Chile, have made a comic story about the ALMA observatory, which is being built in San Pedro de Atacama. In this book, young people can discover the great contemporary challenges for astronomers: look for new planets, approach the origin of the big bang, etc. But also, Pierre and Olivier tell us about the indigenous culture that has its own knowledge about the Milky Way, about the first tourists in the region, and even the totally crazy activities that can be done in the driest desert in the world.

Pages: 32

Size: 29,5 X 22 cm

Hard or Soft Cover: Soft Cover

Year Published: 2010