Joan Marie Galat is the author of the best selling and award winning Dot to Dot in the Sky books. This series encompasses sky science and storytelling, revealing astronomy facts as well as the myths and legends ancient cultures used to explain celestial mysteries.
With a background in biological sciences and ecology, Joan often writes on topics relating to natural history. A frequent presenter, a focal point in Joan’s career was attending an international book festival in Seoul—where she gave presentations highlighting the Korean translations of Dot to Dot in the Sky.
Published by Whitecap Books, Scholastic Books, Capstone Press, and Pelican Publishing Company, Joan has also contributed more than 300 articles to newspapers and magazines. She operates MoonDot Media, a communications business offering writing and editing solutions in broadcast, print, and multi-media. Joan edits a magazine and takes on freelance work that has included CBC Radio features, multi-media content, web writing, speeches for government officials, exhibit text, consulting, educational projects, and much more.
Joan's books include:
Day Trips From Edmonton
Dot to Dot in the Sky, Stories of the Zodiac
Dot to Dot in the Sky, Stories of the Moon
Dot to Dot in the Sky, Stories of the Planets
Dot to Dot in the Sky, Stories in the Stars
Dr. Bufflehead Explores Energy
Dr. Bufflehead Explores Mud
Black Holes and Supernovas
The Discovery of Longitude
Give Yourself a Pep Talk
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