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George's Secret Key to the Universe - George's Secret Key to the Universe (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages
Published: 07/08/2008
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George's pet pig breaks through the fence into the garden next door - introducing him to his new neighbours: the scientist, Eric, his daughter, Annie, and a super-intelligent computer called Cosmos.

And from that moment George's life will never be the same again, for Cosmos can open a portal to any point in outer space . . .

Written by science educator Lucy Hawking and her father - the most famous scientist in the world - and illustrated by Garry Parsons, George's Secret Key to the Universe will take you on a rollercoaster ride through space to discover the mysteries of our universe.

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
ISBN: 9780552559584
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
It is like a Dr Who adventure, inspiring curiosity and amazement. It makes a case for the relevance and fascination of physics, and for the importance of scientists and eco-warriors working together to save the planet. With a happy circularity, the plot depends on a recent discovery: Hawking Radiation, the leaking of particles out of black holes until they destroy themselves * The Sunday Times *
Gripping, informative and funny * The Bookseller *
A true beginner's guide to A Brief History of Time * Publishers Weekly *
A delightful book for young readers * Independent *
A terrific page-turner that will be a revelation to every young reader who has ever looked into the skies and wondered * Education Today *

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“George's Secret Key to the Universe”

The old filthy next door garden of George and the hyper eco- friendly parents, have been seen to have movements! As George's pig, runs away to their next door garden, George discovers that the house have been... More

Hardback edition
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“Funny, fast paced and plenty to learn!”

Written by Stephen Hawking and his daughter this book is excellent for anyone interested in space. A great big adventure story with lots of lovely illustrations, but it also has actual fact pages throughout on... More

Paperback edition
5 similar books recommended
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“Good book, but very bad quality of pictures”

Seriously, why even publish this book with black and white pictures?

Do you think it really makes sense to have a black and white picture with a comment "... red dot in the centre ..."?
Also, the quality of... More

Paperback edition
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