George's Secret Key to the Universe by Stephen Hawking audiobook

George's Secret Key to the Universe

By Stephen Hawking and Lucy Hawking
Read by Hugh Dancy

Simon & Schuster Audio

The George’s Secret Key Series: Book 1

5.50 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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In their bestselling book for young readers, noted physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy, provide a grand and funny adventure that explains fascinating information about our universe, including Dr. Hawking's latest ideas about black holes. It's the story of George, who's taken through the vastness of space by a scientist, his daughter, and their super-computer named Cosmos. George's Secret Key to the Universe was a New York Times bestseller and a selection of Al's Book Club on the Today show.

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Summary

Summary

In their bestselling book for young readers, noted physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy, provide a grand and funny adventure that explains fascinating information about our universe, including Dr. Hawking's latest ideas about black holes. It's the story of George, who's taken through the vastness of space by a scientist, his daughter, and their super-computer named Cosmos. George's Secret Key to the Universe was a New York Times bestseller and a selection of Al's Book Club on the Today show.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A terrific page-turner that will be a revelation to every young reader who has ever looked into the skies and wondered.”  Education Today
“What better way to interest young readers in science-and specifically in its relevance to the long-term survival of humankind-than for one of the world’s most renowned theoretical physicists to put his subject at the center of a children's book?”  Publishers Weekly
“Hugh Dancy’s skilled narration contributes significantly to this story.” Audiofile
“Teachers will welcome this entertaining read-aloud.” 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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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.50
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English