Little Guides to Great Lives: Stephen Hawking
This Stephen Hawking children’s book is a perfect introduction to one of the world’s most famous scientists. His ground-breaking research into black holes and the Big Bang has helped to explain the beginnings of our universe and his book A Brief History of Time has sold over 10 million copies. Diagnosed with a form of motor neuron disease when he was a young man, Stephen was inspired to achieve his goals as fast as possible. Through incredible determination and skill, he became a legendary scientist, a best-selling author, and the man that changed the way we think about the universe.
Author Isabel Thomas is a science writer and children’s author who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, the ASE Science Book of the Year, and the Blue Peter Book Awards. This book is for children aged 7 to 11 years old.
Other biographies in this illustrated series for children cover the lives of Maya Angelou, Frida Kahlo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Nelson Mandela, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart, Anne Frank, Charles Darwin and Ferdinand Magellan.