George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt (George's Secret Key #2)

Author(s): Lucy & Stephen Hawking

Middle Fiction

"Join George and Annie at Space Camp in America, where they discover a mysterious riddle that will send them on an action-packed, rollercoaster trail across the universe, involving Martian sunsets, far-distant star systems and a dangerous enemy... This terrific adventure is not only an action-packed rollercoaster ride into a dramatic adventure but is also FILLED with masses of all the LATEST scientific knowledge about our universe . AND there are special essays from some of the top experts in the world . . . about life on Mars, about travelling across the universe and about the search for real-life extra-terrestrials!

Product Information

Following the smash-hit success of the George series, comes a second 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.

In 1963, Stephen Hawking contracted motor neurone disease and was given two years to live. Yet he went on to Cambridge to become a brilliant researcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. From 1979 - 2009, he held the post of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge, the chair held by Isaac Newton in 1663, and since 2009 he has been director of research in the department of applied mathematics and theoretical physics. Professor Hawking has over a dozen honorary degrees, was awarded the CBE in 1982. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and a Member of the US National Academy of Science. LUCY HAWKING is the author of two adult novels, and has written for the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, The Times and the Evening Standard and has been a guest presenter and regular contributor on radio.

General Fields

  • : 9780552559614
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Corgi Childrens
  • : November 2009
  • : 198x129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Black and white
  • : 295
  • : Paperback
  • : Lucy & Stephen Hawking