By Seymour Simon Harper Collins, Revised Edition 2015
ISBN: 0062345052 Ages 6-11
Children will be fascinated by the amazing photographs and diagrams (many from NASA) and descriptions of the Sun's activity, from the continuous nuclear explosions at its core to the violent gases on its surface. An updated edition by a longtime science educator.
Amazing Pictures and Facts About the Sun
By Mira Kelly CreateSpace, 2016
ISBN: 1534974067 Ages 5-8
How big, how hot, how far away? Curious junior astronomers will explore the wonders of the Sun with this fascinating book.
When the Sun Goes Dark
By Andrew Fraknoi and Dennis Schatz NSTA Kids, 2017
ISBN: 1681400111 Ages 9-12
Written by astronomers/educators, this beautifully illustrated book introduces children and adults to the science behind solar eclipses, and provides hands-on activities for understanding eclipse questions.
The Reasons for Seasons
By Gail Gibbons Holiday House, 1995
ISBN: 0823412389 Ages 5-8
Brightly colored pictures and clear, concise text explain how the position of the Earth in relation to the Sun cause the seasons, solstices, and equinoxes.
What Makes Day and Night (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)
By Franklyn M. Branley Harpers Collins, Revised Edition 2015
ISBN: 0062381970 Ages 4-8
This classic book on the Earth's rotation has been updated and revised with simple diagrams, a guided experiment using a lamp as the sun, and a helpful "find out more" section.
Explore More: Fun Learning Facts About the Sun
By Jake Ibsen CreateSpace, 2014
ISBN: 150563248X Ages 5-9
Learn about sunspots, solar wind, fusion in the Sun's core, the eventual death of the Sun, and more. One in the Explore More space series.
The Sun Is Always Shining Somewhere
By Allen Fowler Scholastic Library, 1991
ISBN: 0516049062 Ages 6 and up
This book explores our Sun in the context of other stars, and the movement of the Earth in relation to the Sun.
National Geographic's Little Kids First Big Book of Space
By Catherine D. Hughes National Geographic Children's Books, 2012
ISBN: 1426310145 Ages 4-8
Learn about the Sun, the solar system, and space exploration with colorful illustrations, fun facts, and simple text. Excellent for reading aloud and for beginning readers.