George and the Big Bang by Stephen Hawking audiobook

George and the Big Bang

By Stephen Hawking and Lucy Hawking
Read by James Goode

Simon & Schuster Audio

The George’s Secret Key Series: Book 3

6.07 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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George has problems. He has twin baby sisters at home who take up nearly all of 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, who she seems to like more than George. So he jumps at the chance to help Eric with his plans to run a big experiment in Switzerland, which seeks to explore the earliest moment of the universe. But there is a conspiracy afoot. A group of evildoers don't think the experiment should go ahead, and are planning to sabotage it. A mysterious message from George's old nemesis, Reeper, brings shocking new information, but whose side is Reeper really on? And can George repair his friendship with Annie and figure out the clues before Eric's experiment is destroyed forever?

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Summary

Summary

George has problems. He has twin baby sisters at home who take up nearly all of 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, who she seems to like more than George.

So he jumps at the chance to help Eric with his plans to run a big experiment in Switzerland, which seeks to explore the earliest moment of the universe. But there is a conspiracy afoot. A group of evildoers don't think the experiment should go ahead, and are planning to sabotage it. A mysterious message from George's old nemesis, Reeper, brings shocking new information, but whose side is Reeper really on? And can George repair his friendship with Annie and figure out the clues before Eric's experiment is destroyed forever?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This addition to the series does not disappoint, and it stands on its own…An especially timely story.” Library Journal
“The breezily readable third-person narrative—accompanied by cheery spot illustrations—provides the framework for highlighting the science principles presented in four essays by experts in the field.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Stephen Hawking

Author Bio: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking (1942–2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. His ability to make science understandable and compelling was established with his first book, A Brief History of Time, which has sold nearly ten million copies worldwide. Hugely influential in his field, he authored or participated in the creation of countless other popular science books, including The Universe in a Nutshell, A Briefer History of Time, On the Shoulders of Giants, and George’s Secret Key to the Universe. He had served as director of research at the Institute for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge.

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Author Bio: Lucy Hawking

Author Bio: Lucy Hawking

Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking’s daughter, is a journalist and novelist. She is the coauthor of the George’s Secret Key series as well as the author of the adult novels Jaded and Run for Your Life. She lives in Cambridge, England, with her son.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.07
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English