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George and the Big Bang
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George tries to escape a host of problems by going to Switzerland to help his friend Annie's father, Eric, run an experiment exploring the origins of the universe, but faces saboteurs and a mysterious message from George's old nemesis, Reeper, there. Includes scientific essays. Illustrations. ...Explore how the universe began--and thwart evil along the way--in this cosmic adventure from Stephen and Lucy Hawking that includes a graphic novel.

George has problems. He has twin baby sisters at home who demand his parents' attention. His beloved pig Freddy has been exiled to a farm, where he's miserable. And worst of all, his best friend, Annie, has made a new friend whom she seems to like more than George. So George jumps at the chance to help Eric with his plans to run a big experiment in Switzerland that seeks to explore the earliest moment of the universe. But there is a conspiracy afoot, and a group of evildoers is planning to sabotage the experiment. Can George repair his friendship with Annie and piece together the clues before Eric's experiment is destroyed forever?

This engaging adventure features essays by Professor Stephen Hawking and other eminent physicists about the origins of the universe and ends with a twenty-page graphic novel that explains how the Big Bang happened--in reverse

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ISBN
1442440066
EAN
9781442440067
Publication Date
03/09/2013
Pages
304
Dimension
21.13cm x 13.92cm x 2.11cm
Age Group
9 to 11
Grades
4th Grade to 6th Grade
Lexile Level
960
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Hawking, Lucy
Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking s daughter, is a journalist and novelist. She is the coauthor of "George s Secret Key to the Universe", "George s Cosmic Treasure Hunt", and "George and the Big Bang", as well as the author of the adult novels "Jaded" and "Run for Your Life." She lives in Cambridge with her son.
Parsons, Garry
Garry Parsons is the award-winning illustrator of many books, including "George s Secret Key to the Universe", "George s Cosmic Treasure Hunt", and "George and the Big Bang" 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.

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