George's Secret Key to the Universe (Paperback)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781416985846, 336pp.
Publication Date: May 19, 2009
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (10/22/2007)
Hardcover, Japanese (2/20/2008)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (5/1/2008)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (1/1/2009)
About the Author
Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking’s daughter, is a journalist and novelist. She is the coauthor of the George’s Secret Key series for kids, as well as the author of the adult novels Jaded and Run for Your Life. She lives in Cambridge with her son.
Garry Parsons is the award-winning illustrator of many books, including George’s Secret Key to the Universe, George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt, George and the Big Bang, George and the Unbreakable Code, and George and the Blue Moon by Lucy and Stephen Hawking; Billy’s Bucket by Kes Gray; and What’s Cool About School by Kate Agnew. He lives in London. Visit him at GarryParsons.co.uk.
Praise For George's Secret Key to the Universe…
— Natural History
*"What better way to interest young readers in science...than for one of the world's most renowned theoretical physicists to put his subect at the center of a children's book?...A true beginnger's guide to A Brief History of Time."
— Publishers Weekly, starred review
"[An] entertaining read-aloud that integrates well-presented scientific facts and theories within a charmingly illustrated chapter book."
"A relief for the science-deficient parent in need of a little extra help."
— New York Magazine