James Patterson has teamed up with the world's most famous genius to entertain, educate and inspire a generation of children – with the first and only children's book series officially approved by the Albert Einstein Archives.
'James Patterson is the Einstein of fiction and has solved the equation for storytelling: Adventure + Science = AWESOME!' Tom Fletcher
'Any young readers out there interested in science and adventure ... this book is brilliant!' Tim Peake
James Patterson has teamed up with the world's most famous genius to entertain and inspire a generation of children – with the first and only kids' book series officially approved by the Albert Einstein Archives.
Max Einstein is a typical 12-year-old. She…
Goes to college every day
Plays speed chess in the park
Builds inventions that help the homeless
And talks to Albert Einstein
All normal stuff, right?
Until one day when Max is recruited by a mysterious organisation! Their mission: solve some of the world’s toughest problems using science. She’s helped by a diverse group of young geniuses from around the globe as they invent new ways to power the farthest reaches of the planet.
But that’s only if the sinister outfit known as The Corporation doesn’t get to her first…
“James Patterson is the Einstein of fiction and has solved the equation for storytelling: Adventure + Science = AWESOME!”
“Any young readers out there interested in science and adventure ... this book is brilliant!”
Tim Peake, astronaut
“A really enjoyable read – Max is a wonderful character. I would have devoured this book when I was younger!”
Libby Jackson, author of A Galaxy of Her Own
“An inspirational page-turner that won’t let you down. This book celebrates the importance of young people’s new ideas and endless imaginations.”
Rachel Ignotofsky, Sunday Times bestselling author of Women in Science
“If you’re interested in science, mysteries, or courageous heroines, this is a must-read!”
“Max Einstein is everything you hope young girls can dream to be: smart, brave, creative, and able to inspire others to be the same. I love this book for all kids who want to dream big!”
Mayim Bialik, New York Times No. 1 bestselling author of Girling Up and Boying Up
“Give this book to the future scientist in your life!”
Jennifer L. Holm, New York Times bestselling author of The Fourteenth Goldfish
“A fast-paced, science-filled caper.”
The Wall Street Journal
“An entertaining and thoughtful exploration of perseverance, friendship, creativity, and identity.”
“This story is packed with excitement and has a brilliant heroine in Max.”
The Week Junior
“If anyone's going to save the planet it will have to be the next generation, and this book could be the inspiration they need. As with lots of Patterson's children's books, this is smart, funny and fast moving, with real heart.”
“This contemporary story is perfect for today's readers ... Max is a superb role model, feisty and determined and super-intelligent. Science, mystery, friendship, creativity – this book has so much to offer.”
Parents in Touch
“The series combines fast-paced adventure with an invitation for readers to consider some of the most critical problems facing our planet today, and to believe that, through creative thinking, STEM skills, and a willingness to work together, they might be part of the generation to solve them.”