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Grandpa’s Glasses (দাদুর চশমা) by Georgi Yurmin

In this post, we will see the book Grandpa’s Glasses by Georgi Yurmin. About the book In this book grandpa to  a curious child explains different optical instruments and their uses. We come to know about lenses, spectacles, magnifying glasses, … Continue reading

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Tick Tock – Stepnova

In this post, we will see the book Tick Tock compiled by I. Stepnova. The fantastic illustrations are by B. Rytman. About the book This children’s book looks at various aspects of time from reading clocks, calendars, day and night, … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Night Sky – Zigel

In this post, we will see the book Wonders of the Night Sky by F. Zigel. About the book This is a book about astronomical observations of the night sky. At an elementary level it tells about unusual stars, star clusters and … Continue reading

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Essays About the Universe – Vorontsov-Vel’yaminov

In this post, we will see the book Essays About the Universe by Boris A. Vorontsov-Vel’yaminov.  About the book: This book by a prominent Soviet astronomer and imaginative interpreter of the history and latest knowledge of astronomy, an age-old science … Continue reading

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