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  • Published: 19 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552559621
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $19.99

George and the Big Bang




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.

Eric is involved with a big experiment in Switzerland, looking to explore the earliest moment of the universe. But, there is a group of people who don't think this experiment should go ahead and are planning to sabotage the Grand Switch-on.

Will they suceed? Whose side is Reeper on this time? And why does he want to speak to Annie and George so desperately?

  • Published: 19 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552559621
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $19.99

About the authors

Lucy Hawking

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.

Stephen Hawking

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.

Praise for George and the Big Bang

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

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