Just look at our new book! Isn’t it beautiful! If you are visiting for the first time, scroll down through the pages (or use the menu to the right to move year by year) and read excerpts from the book and take in the beautiful illustrations.
Drum roll! Announcing Marble’s book launch party for his new book, “Tales of the Astro Cats-A Feline History of Great Astronomers. The party will be held in Greenville, South Carolina at Fiction Addiction on April 21, 2018 from 2-4 PM. Readings from the book will be presented and you can receive a paw print signature along with the author and the illustrator signature inside your newly purchased book. Refreshments will be served and the party is free to the public. Copies of the book will be available online soon! We will update our post on here to announce where you can buy the book later on this month. If you have questions, please contact us right here and we will get right back to you.
“Though the story has elements of whimsy, the science and the history thereof is well researched and accurate. This book would be an excellent resource for presenting basic astronomy to students of all ages, from the middle grades on up. The story could also be beautifully represented as a video animation project or a movie to showcase its many magical episodes and its many fascinating locales.” Guy Ottewell, Astronomer and founder of The Astronomical Calendar.
So in “The Tales of Astro Cat”, Chapter 7, new illustration,”Galileo and the Tower”, soon to be added to the book. This illustration depicts Galileo with his ‘assistant’, Galileo and his beloved friend and assistant, Bartolomeo, studying the Moon high up in a tower overlooking Venice, Italy.
New illustration added to our eBook, “The Tales of Astro Cat”, Chapter “Principia”. This one portrays Sir Isaac Newton in later years posing with his beloved friend and assistant, Alfred, who became the first honorary member of the Royal S
ociety. The chapter covers the period where Newton retires from the Society to work on alchemical experiments. During one of those experiments, he wears Alfred’s Purple Cone Hat with disasterous results. Get your copy to find out more about the life of Astro Cat at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com and Smashwords.com. You’ll never see Einstein, Newton or Galileo in quite the same way!
Illustration from the book, Chapter “Hubble”: Sphinx meditating on the Andromeda Galaxy while her beloved friend and mentor, Edwin Hubble, studies the galaxy inside behind the 100 inch Hooker telescope….history is made that night. (The Tales of Astro Cat © 2012)
This is how Marble sees himself in a couple of years. With a PhD. in astrobiology expected soon, he has his career unfolding before him. And he wants to go to Mars! He wants to ride the rover Curiosity on the surface of the Red Planet. He hopes NASA will choose him for this mission.
… and if not, he may just fly there on his own!