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Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

By Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara and Illustrated by Matt Hunt

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Now in paperback! In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author.

When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambridge. It also led him to make one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the 20th century: Hawking radiation. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant physicist's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

About the contributor(s)

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children’s books. In 2014, she created a book for her two twin nieces for their birthday, which shortly thereafter became the first book in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series. This multimillion-copy bestselling series of picture books explores the lives of outstanding people. From Mahatma Gandhi to Aretha Franklin, to Prince, Sánchez Vegara researches complex careers and makes them accessible to young children, with her unique and mindful style of writing. She works with a diverse team of illustrators to make each book lively, eye-catching and motivating. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture. ​

Matt Hunt is a freelance illustrator living and working in Worcestershire, UK. He works in the world of children's illustration and loves to draw pretty much anything. His clients include Penguin Random House and Walker Books. 

Book details

ISBN: 9780711284234
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Date published:
Page count: 32
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction / Boys & Men, Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, and Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Physics
Ages: 4 to 7

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