Franklyn M(ansfield) Branley

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Heddie Kent

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First published in 1960, Franklyn Branley's The Moon has been revised to include the findings of recent lunar exploration: moon rocks, temperature, gasses, etc. The book cannot be handled by anyone younger than junior high. It is rather dry and quite scholarly, but crammed full of serious information, as well as the history, folklore and myths that have been connected with the moon for centuries…. This is a very comprehensive study, carefully documented…. (pp. 8-9)

Heddie Kent, "'The Moon: Earth's Natural Satellite'," in Appraisal: Science Books for Young People (copyright © 1974 by the Children's Science Book Review Committee), Vol. 7, No. 1, Winter, 1974, pp. 8-9.

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