George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt
Following the smash hit success of George's Secret Key to the Universe comes a second out-of-this world adventure by Lucy and Stephen Hawking.
George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt builds on the success of George's Secret Key to the Universe, 20,000 copies sold in the trade.
George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt:
Illustrated throughout with black-and-white pictures to follow the story and full-colour photographs of some of the most amazing sights in space.
Another terrific page-turner that also offers an accessible and imaginative lesson in the physics of space and time- perfect for any young cosmologist in the making!
8 mini essays about space by the world's leading scientists.
George's Secret Key to the Universe is a global bestseller, with rights sold in 30 languages and over 100,000 copies sold in the United Kingdom.
Reviews for George's Secret Key to the Universe:
"There is a need for children's books which explains science in an entertaining way, and George's Secret Key to the Universe successfully does so.' Magpies
"This book is a godsend for a parent struggling with questions about the cosmos." Sunday Telegraph.
"This book has everything for a young reader, including Hawking's message that science is the solution, not the problem to the future of the world." The Courier-Mail
"Understanding the universe can be tricky at any age, but this really is an outstanding introduction to physics, astronomy and the cosmos pinned down by a story about George, a little boy with an inquiring mind. This is the place to start when it comes to the cosmos." Sunday Age.
Discover the mysteries of physics, science and the universe with George, his new friends next door- the scientist Eric and his daughter, Annie- and a super-intelligent computer known as Cosmos, which can take them to the edge of a black hole and back again.
A gripping and funny adventure, written by Lucy, is interspersed with fascinating scientific facts about our Universe, the planets in our solar system and beyond, all from the amazing mind of Stephen Hawking. Fantastic illustrations throughout by Garry Parsons and full-colour photos of space, make George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt a feast for the eyes.
In this new adventure, join George and Annie at Space Camp in American, where they discover a mysterious riddle that will send them on an action-packed, roller coaster trial across the universe, involving Martians sunsets, far-distant star systems and a dangerous enemy
Stephen Hawking is the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge and is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein. His adult book, A Brief History of Time has been a publishing sensation.
Lucy Hawking is the author of two adult novels, and has written for the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, The Times and the Evening Standard and has been a guest presenter and regular contributor on the radio. She travels all over the world promoting the George books, bringing science and space to life for a new generation.
George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt
Random House Australia
Authors: Lucy and Stephen Hawking