From the critically acclaimed 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 bestselling 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.
This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustration: Matt Hunt
Publishers: Frances Lincoln Publishers
Publication Date: 4th Feb 2019
Product Dimensions: 201 x 245 x 11mm
'I adore this series and the two new books about Muhammad Ali and Stephen Hawking really captured both Daniel and Emma’s imagination. It resulted in lots of conversation about Ali in particular and watching some of his memorable speeches and a little of his fights.’ - (Let Them Be Small)
'comic-style illustrations are fresh and colourful...an excellent addition to the inspiring Little People, Big Dreams series' - (BookTrust)
About the Author
Isabel Sánchez Vergara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. 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.