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Einstein

The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time (Mouse Adventures)

Torben Kuhlmann

Hardcover

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September/October 2021 Kids Indie Next List

“Einstein and his theory of relativity send the mice on an adventure to solve a problem, and ultimately to entertain us! ‘Ingenious’ is the perfect word to describe this fourth book in the series.”
— Margaret Neville, The King's English Bookshop, Salt Lake City, UT
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Description

Time is relative! Award-winning, illustrator Torben Kuhlmann’s brilliant new book bends time and imagination!
 


When an inventive mouse misses the biggest cheese festival the world has ever seen, he’s determined to turn back the clock. But what is time, and can it be influenced? With the help of a mouse clockmaker, a lot of inventiveness, and the notes of a certain famous Swiss physicist he succeeds in traveling back in time. But when he misses his goal by eighty years, the only one who can help is an employee of the Swiss Patent Office, who turned our concept of space and time upside down. 

From the creator of Lindbergh–The Tale of a Flying Mouse, Moletown, Armstrong – The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon, and Edison – The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure comes Einstein. Torben Kuhlmann, in his fourth mouse adventure, explores the question: Suppose Albert Einstein’s famous theories first came into being through an encounter with a little mouse.

Praise for Edison—The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure

Kuhlmann has created another science-based adventure full of delightful details. -School Library Journal, Starred Review
 
2019 Batchelder Honor Award

2019 ALA Notable Children’s Book


Praise For Einstein: The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time (Mouse Adventures)

If you’ve never seen a Kuhlmann book, you are in for a treat. I’ve always called him the Steampunk Beatrix Potter, but to be fair he’s more interesting than that. Over the years Kuhlmann’s books have charmed with their precision and attention to even the smallest of details. And now, at long last, we’re gonna get to see some time travel.
— Betsy Bird

 

Kuhlmann forges another delightful, science-fueled adventure in this beautifully illustrated tale...
— Booklist

Kuhlmann’s books about mice and historical figures—we’ve met Lindbergh, Armstrong, and Edison before—are beautifully illustrated and incredibly detailed. They’re heftier than most picture books, with more pages, more text, and so many pictures. I was particularly excited about this one, of course, because it involves time travel, but they’re all a lot of fun to read.
— GeekDad Blog

Another milestone in human-mouse collaboration, virtuosic of visuals and tongue in cheek of tone. (STARRED!)
— Kirkus Reviews

NorthSouth Books, 9780735844445, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2021



About the Author

Torben Kuhmann was born in Germany in 1982. Highly creative as a young child, Torben was recognized as early as kindergarten for being a gifted draftsman. He was captivated by small airplanes, strange machines, and steaming trains; these elements made their way into his drawings. He studied illustration and design at the Hamburg University for Applied Sciences. His preferred media are pen and watercolor. He also works with acrylics, oil paints, and digital programs. He works as a freelance illustrator in Hamburg. His books Lindbergh–The Tale of a Flying Mouse, Moletown, Armstrong – The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon, and Edison – The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure quickly became best sellers and owe their inventiveness to Torben’s great enthusiasm for unusual mechanical inventions. Einstein – The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time is his fifth picture book published by NorthSouth Books.