George's Secret Key to the Universe SERIES - Written by Lucy & Stephen Hawking, Signed & Illustrated by Garry Parsons
George's Secret Key to the Universe Series
Written by Lucy & Stephen Hawking
Signed & Illustrated by Garry Parsons
Meet George. He's an ordinary boy with an incredible secret - the power to go on intergalactic adventures!
Written by science educator Lucy Hawking and her father Stephen Hawking - the most famous scientist in the world - and illustrated by Garry Parsons, George's Secret Key to the Universe will take you on a rollercoaster ride through time and space to discover the mysteries of our universe. . . delightfully revealing lots of information on physics and astronomy along the way for ages 9 - 12.
- 6 Books in the Series
Book 1 - George's Secret Key to the Universe
George's pet pig breaks through the fence into the garden next door - introducing him to his new neighbours: the scientist, Eric, his daughter, Annie, and a super-intelligent computer called Cosmos. And from that moment George's life will never be the same again, for Cosmos can open a portal to any point in outer space . . .
Book 2 - George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt
'We are going,' said Annie, 'on a great cosmic journey. So listen up, Savers of Planet Earth, and prepare to meet the Universe.'George's best friend Annie needs help. Her scientist father, Eric, is working on a space project - and it's all going wrong.
A robot has landed on Mars, but is behaving very oddly. And now Annie has discovered something wierd on her dad's super-computer. Is it a message from an alien? Could there be life out there? How do you find a planet in outer space? And if you could talk to aliens, what would you say?
Book 3 - George and the Big Bang
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!
Book 4 - George and the Unbreakable Code
George and his best friend Annie haven't had any space adventures for a while and they're missing the excitement. But not for long . . . Seriously strange things start happening. Banks are handing out free money; supermarkets can't charge for their produce so people are getting free food; and aircraft are refusing to fly.
It looks like the world's biggest and best computers have all been hacked. George and Annie will travel further into space than ever before in order to find out who is behind it.
Book 5 - George and the Blue Moon
The fifth adventure in this series by Lucy and Stephen Hawking - also containing up-to-the-minute scientific facts and information by the world's leading scientists.
George and his best friend, Annie have been selected as junior astronauts - part of a programme that trains up young people for a trip to Mars in the future. This is everything they've ever wanted - they get to be a part of up-to-the minute space discoveries and meet a bunch of new friends who are as fascinated by the universe as they are. But when they arrive at space camp, George and Annie quickly learn that strange things are happening - on Earth as well as up in our skies.
Mysterious space missions are happening in secret, and the astronaut training they're undertaking gets scarier and scarier . . .
Book 6 - George and the Ship of Time
When George finds a way to escape the spacecraft Artemis, where he has been trapped, he is overjoyed. Surely now he can return to Earth. But when George touches down, he knows immediately that something is wrong.
There's a barren wasteland where his home town used to be, intelligent robots roam the streets, and no one will talk to George about the Earth that he used to know. With the help of an unexpected new friend, can George find out what - or who - is behind this terrible new world, before it's too late?