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)
  • Regular Price: $17.95

    Special Price $9.99

    or 1 Credit

    ISBN: 9780743571623

Stephen Hawking, author of the multi-million copy bestselling A Brief History of Time, and his daughter, Lucy, explain the universe to readers of all ages.  George's parents, who have always been wary of technology, warn him about their new neighbors: Eric is a scientist and his daughter, Annie, seems to be following in his footsteps.  But when George befriends them and Cosmos, their super-computer, he finds himself on a wildly fun adventure, while learning about physics, time, and the universe.  With Cosmos's help, he can travel to other planets and a black hole.  But what would happen if the wrong people got their hands on Cosmos?  George, Annie, and Eric aren't about to find out, and what ensues is a funny adventure that clearly explains the mysteries of science.  Gary Parsons' energetic illustrations add humor and interest, and his scientific drawings add clarity; there are also eight 4-page full-color inserts of scientific photos.

Learn More
Membership Details
  • Only $12.99/month gets you 1 Credit/month
  • Cancel anytime
  • Hate a book? Then we do too, and we'll exchange it.
See how it works in 15 seconds

Summary

Summary

Stephen Hawking, author of the multi-million copy bestselling A Brief History of Time, and his daughter, Lucy, explain the universe to readers of all ages.  George's parents, who have always been wary of technology, warn him about their new neighbors: Eric is a scientist and his daughter, Annie, seems to be following in his footsteps.  But when George befriends them and Cosmos, their super-computer, he finds himself on a wildly fun adventure, while learning about physics, time, and the universe.  With Cosmos's help, he can travel to other planets and a black hole.  But what would happen if the wrong people got their hands on Cosmos?  George, Annie, and Eric aren't about to find out, and what ensues is a funny adventure that clearly explains the mysteries of science.  Gary Parsons' energetic illustrations add humor and interest, and his scientific drawings add clarity; there are also eight 4-page full-color inserts of scientific photos.

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

Reviews

Reviews

Details

Details

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