The brand new series for young readers from bestselling author Lucy Hawking.br>br>br>Olivia Alez is delighted about finally living a life away from the royal palace in the mountains that used to be her home, after the Kingdom of Alez decides it doesn''t want a royal family any more. Now she can finally give up boring princess lessons and learn about real things, like volcanoes and the ocean and space!br>br>br>But Olivia is completely unprepared for the world that awaits her. Thick, dark clouds hang low over the city, and the rivers that she so longed to see are choked with rubbish. And on top of it all, the weather just feels wrong. With scorching hot sun one day and torrential rainfall the next, it seems nearly impossible for the people and animals in Alez to adapt to their extreme climate.br>br>Olivia, horrified by what she sees, becomes determined to get to the bottom of Alez''s dangerous weather patterns. With the help of some new friends and armed with a scientific lab coat that would make Albert Einstein jealous, Olivia sets out to solve the mystery and save Alez from climate destruction before it''s too late . . .>
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?
Un voyage ex-tra-or-di-naire dans l'Univers! Le jour où Georges rencontre ses nouveaux voisins, il est loin d imaginer que sa vision du monde va être totalement bouleversée. Chez la jeune Annie et Éric, son scientifique de père, le garçon découvre Cosmos, l'ordinateur le plus perfectionné qui soit. Sa super intelligence permet de protéger Georges et ses amis aux quatre coins de l Univers ! Hélas, quelqu un nourrit de sombres projets. et quand on sait qu il n y a rien de plus dangereux dans l espace qu un trou noir, il y a du souci à se faire ! Un roman essentiel sur l'Univers avec les découvertes de Stephen Hawking.
Décollage immédiat pour un grand voyage cosmique!
Annie, la meilleure amie de Georges, a besoin d aide. Son père Éric, un grand scientifique, travaille sur un projet spatial important. Mais tout va de travers : son robot qui vient de se poser sur Mars a un comportement bizarre ! Et voilà qu Annie a découvert un message étrange sur son super ordinateur, et il ne vient pas de la Terre. La vie existe-t elle ailleurs ? Et si nous devions parler avec des extraterrestres, que leur dirions nous ? Une fabuleuse chasse au trésor à travers notre galaxie.
Embarquement immédiat pour le cosmos !
Georges et Annie, sa meilleure amie, vont explorer les premiers instants de l'Univers, le Big Bang ! Grâce à Cosmos, leur super-ordinateur, ils pourront enfin répondre à cette question essentielle : pourquoi existons-nous ? Mais Georges et Annie découvrent qu'un complot diabolique se trame. Pire, c'est toute la recherche scientifique qui est en péril ! Entraîné dans d'incroyables aventures, Georges ira jusqu'aux confins de la galaxie pour sauver ses amis.
Stephen Hawking (Author) STEPHEN HAWKING was a brilliant theoretical physicist, generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He was Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe, The Universe in a Nutshell, and Brief Answers to the Big Questions. He died on 14 March, 2018. Lucy Hawking (Author) LUCY HAWKING is a children's writer, the co-creator of non-fiction compendium Unlocking the Universe and the George fiction series, with her father Stephen Hawking. Lucy is a former journalist, having written widely for British newspapers, and she gives regular talks about science and stories to audiences all over the world.
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 weird on her dad's super-computer. Is it a message from an alien? Could there be life out there?
Adventure stories/Personal awareness: family, relationship & social issuesA first foray into children's books from Stephen Hawking, written together with his daughter, and now in paperback. It's an adventure story taking a rollercoaster ride through space and time, presenting lots of information on physics and astronomy along the way. Ages: 9-11yrs.
Follows the adventures of a young boy and his neighbor friend as they travel through a computer portal into outer space, where they explore such mysteries as black holes and the origins of the universe, while trying to evade an evil scientist.
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.
A collaboration between Stephen Hawking, author of the phenomenal bestseller, 'A Brief History of Time', and his daughter, on Stephen's first ever children's book. Take a rollercoaster ride through the vastness of space and, in the midst of an exciting adventure, discover the mysteries of physics, science and the universe with George, his new friends next door - scientist Eric and his daughter, Annie - and a super-intelligent computer called Cosmos, which can take them to the edge of a black hole and back again. Or can it? And who else would like to get their hands on Cosmos? A funny and hugely informative romp through space, time and the universe.