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George and the Big Bang
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The third out-of-this-world adventure from Lucy Hawking and her father, Professor Stephen Hawking - the most famous science genius in the Universe! Plus there's exclusive, real-life information from the world's leading scientists - including Professor Hawking himself. Perfect for any curious mind.

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Stephen Hawking (Author) STEPHEN HAWKING was a brilliant theoretical physicist and is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe, The Universe in a Nutshell, The Grand Design, and Black Holes- The BBC Reith Lectures.He died on 14 March, 2018.Lucy Hawking (Author) LUCY HAWKING is the original creator of the George series. She works with world leading scientists, including her co-author and father, Stephen Hawking, to explain complex concepts of science through story telling to young readers. A former journalist, she has written widely for British newspapers. Lucy now gives regular talks about the science and stories of the George series to audiences all over the world.

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"Even without science the story stands up well, with plenty of humour, both verbal and slapstick, and copious illustrations. It does rely on an element of fantasy, such as the world's second most powerful nano supercomputer disguised as a hamster!" The School Librarian "Full of hairy moments, and scientific puzzles, this is a roller-coaster ride for George and Annie ... If you like science like me, and enjoy adventure books, then this is the book for you!" Guardian Children's User Review "This gripping adventure sets your mind racing from the very first page. Add to that the equally as fascinating scientific facts provided by Stephen Hawking and what you have is a really great book to read" Scribler Magazine "World famous scientist Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy have created a third amazing adventure cleverly blended with real science. A trip to the world famous Large Hadron Collider gives George and his friend Annie the chance to find out about the Big Bang, the very first moments of the earth's creation at first hand" Lovereading4Kids

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