Complete book list

Major books (arranged chronologically):
Worlds Beyond (Wildwood House, 1975) ISBN 9780704501850
Messages from the Stars (Fontana, 1978) ISBN 9780006345961
Stars and Planets (Hamlyn, 1978) ISBN 9780600382584
The Young Astronomer’s Handbook (Hamlyn, 1981) ISBN 9780600364238
Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Space (Hamlyn, 1981) ISBN 9780600382898
Life off Earth (Granada, 1983) ISBN 9780246119339
Collins Stars and Planets Guide (originally titled Collins Pocket Guide to Stars & Planets. HarperCollins, 1984; second edition 1993; third edition 2000; fourth edition 2007. US title: Princeton Field Guide to Stars and Planets)
Collins Gem: Stars (HarperCollins, 1999; multiple reprints. Originally published in 1985 as The Night Sky).
A Comet Called Halley with Terence Murtagh (CUP, 1985) ISBN 9780521312820
Concise Handbook of Astronomy (New Orchard, 1986) ISBN 9780831717667
Dictionary of Astronomy and Astronautics (Longman, 1987) ISBN 9780582893818
Monthly Sky Guide (CUP, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2006, 2009)
Go Skywatching (Hamlyn, 1987) ISBN 9780600531760
Star Tales (Lutterworth, 1989)
Pocket Guide to Astronomy (Dragon’s World, 1990) ISBN 9781850281061
Book of the Universe (Dragon’s World, 1991) ISBN 9781850281160
Atlas of Stars and Planets (George Philip, 1992, 1997, 2001, 2004) ISBN 9780540086108
Eyewitness Handbook: Stars and Planets (Dorling Kindersley, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2010. US title: Smithsonian Handbook of Stars and Planets.)
The Times Universe (Times Books, 2004. Revised paperback version of The Times Space, 2002).
Astronomy Eyewitness Companion (Dorling Kindersley, 2006)
Boy Scouts of America’s Deck of Stars (2008); published in the UK as Deck of Stars (2008)
Exploring Stars and Planets (Philip’s, 2011). Also part of Philip’s Astronomy Starter Pack (2011).

Other books for children:
Discovering Space (Shire, 1972)
Oil (Macmillan, 1975)
Coal (Macmillan, 1975)
Gas (Macmillan, 1975)
Stone (Macmillan, 1975)
Plastics (Macmillan, 1975)
Minerals (Macmillan, 1975)
Signs of Life (Kestrel, 1977)
Space (Macmillan, 1979)
Secrets of Space (Pan, 1980)
Spacecraft (Granada, 1981)
Stars and Planets (Granada, 1981)
Secrets of the Sky (Hamlyn, 1985)
The Sun (Macmillan, 1987)
The Stars (Macmillan, 1987)
Outer Space (Macmillan, 1987)
Giant Book of Space (Hamlyn, 1989)
The World Around Us: Space (Kingfisher, 1991)
Living in Space (Heinemann, 1991)
Introduction to Astronomy (Todtri, 1999)

Wallchart:
Britain’s Night Sky (AA Publishing, 1997)

Wall Calendar:
A Year of the Night Sky (Barnes & Noble, 2005 and 2006)

As editor:
Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Space (Macmillan, 1976, 1979. Published in the US as the Illustrated Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Space by T. Y. Crowell) ISBN 9780690018387
Stars & Space 77 (yearbook)
Stars & Space 80 (yearbook)
Popular Astronomy (quarterly magazine, 1986–89)
Norton’s Star Atlas and Reference Handbook (Longman; 18th edition 1989; 19th edition 1998; 20th edition 2003; reprint 2007)
Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy (1997; revised edition 2003; second edition 2007; revised edition 2012)
Collins Encyclopedia of the Universe (HarperCollins, 2001) ISBN 9780007105854

As publisher:
The Greenwich Star Disc (a star locator)

Major contributor:
Reader’s Digest Library of Modern Knowledge (1978)
Hutchinson 20th Century Encyclopedia (1990)
Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Universe (1992)
Hutchinson Gallup Info yearbooks (1993–96)
The Cambridge Encyclopedia (1994)
Philip’s Astronomy Dictionary (1995)
Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia
Philip’s Astronomy Encyclopedia (2002)
Universe (Dorling Kindersley, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012)