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  • Published: 18 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9780552575973
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $16.99

George and the Blue Moon




This brand-new, out-of-this-world GEORGE adventure by Lucy Hawking and her father, Professor Stephen Hawking, asks what is really out there in our universe . . .

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 . . .

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.

  • Pub date: 18 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9780552575973
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Authors

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was a brilliant theoretical physicist and is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years 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, The Grand Design, and Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures.
He died on 14 March, 2018.

Lucy Hawking

Lucy Hawking is the original creator of the George series. She works with world leading scientists, including her co-author and father, Stephen Hawking, to explain complex concepts of science through story telling to young readers. A former journalist, she has written widely for British newspapers. Lucy now gives regular talks about the science and stories of the George series to audiences all over the world.


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