George's Secret Key to the Universe

George's Secret Key to the Universe

Illustrated by: Garry Parsons
For Ages: 8 - 12
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.
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | 
  • 336 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416985846 | 
  • May 2009 | 
  • Grades 3 - 7
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George’s Secret Key to the Universe


Pigs don’t just vanish, thought George as he stood staring into the depths of the very obviously empty pigsty. He tried closing his eyes and then opening them again, to see if it was all some kind of horrible optical illusion. But when he looked again, the pig was still gone, his vast muddy pink bulk nowhere to be seen. In fact, when George examined the situation for a second time, it had gotten worse, not better. The... see more

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