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George and the Big Bang (George's Secret Key to the Universe) [Paperback]

Lucy Hawking , Stephen Hawking
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
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30 Aug 2012 George's Secret Key to the Universe (Book 3)

Meet George. He's an ordinary boy with an incredible secret - the power to go on intergalactic adventures!

Join him as he battles a sinister rebel-scientist, who's hell bent on sabotaging the most exciting - and dangerous - experiment of the century.

A deadly bomb is ticking. The whole world is watching. Can George stop the second big bang?

Featuring the latest scientific theories - plus all-new content about the Higgs boson!


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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Corgi Childrens (30 Aug 2012)
  • Language: Unknown
  • ISBN-10: 0552559628
  • ISBN-13: 978-0552559621
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 2.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 79,777 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Even without science the story stands up well, with plenty of humour, both verbal and slapstick, and copious illustrations. It does rely on an element of fantasy, such as the world's second most powerful nano supercomputer disguised as a hamster!" (The School Librarian)

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The third out-of-this-world adventure from Lucy Hawking and Professor Stephen Hawking - the most famous science genius in the Universe! Now in paperback.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely way of teaching science.... ;> 9 Sep 2011
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Son was gifted a copy of George's |Secret Key some time ago, but prefers his books in audio format. As soon as he finished the first one, he asked if there was a sequel. "Yes"... so we bought the second on audio, and then this one a few weeks ago. He really enjoys listening to these, and I've had to borrow copies so's I've a clue what he's chatting about... brilliant all round.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A good read. 23 Mar 2014
By Suz
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Although I did enjoy this book I found it harder to get into than 'George's secret key to the universe'. Again I love the extra information about the planets which children should find interesting.
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5.0 out of 5 stars For budding astronauts 4 Mar 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
My son doesn't like reading but the books in this range have been a godsend. My son is quite happy that they are written by Lucy Hawking (aka Mrs Genius) and are about how a little boy can do and sees amazing things!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read 7 Feb 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Fantastic book. Bought for nephew last year and he was so thrilled we got them for my daughter this year. Would recommend
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4.0 out of 5 stars reviewer aged 10 gives thumbs up 30 Dec 2013
Format:Hardcover
George and the Big Bang is an enjoyable, fun book which I would strongly recommend to any 7-12 year old who likes adventure stories. There are some factual essays interspersed in the rest of the adventure story. These essays were new information for me and easy to understand with good pictures as well. I particularly liked the photographs of our universe today. Even if you're not into science, I strongly recommend reading the factual essays. In the story, my favourite part is when Professor Zuzubin starts calling the old Cosmos super computer stupid for not being able to use the paintbrush. I feel the first part of the story is a bit boring because they're only transporting a pig. This part of the plot gets ignored later so I think it was a bit of a waste of time and the story would have been okay without it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fab Book 24 Nov 2013
Format:Paperback
I bought this for my 10 year old daughter and she absoloutely loved it.She started to understand and love the Universe after it.Its a fun way for kids to learn about Space.Inside there is always beautiful pics of the Universe explaining everything.
Highly recommended,enjoy!
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