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Great Lives in Graphics reimagines the lives of extraordinary people in vivid technicolour, presenting 250+ fascinating facts in a new and exciting way.
Great Lives In Graphics is an innovative and exciting series which gives kids a new way to learn about the men and women whose exploits and deeds have changed the world. Each book captures and reveals the incredible discoveries and achievements of the world’s most famous artists, writers, musicians, scientists, activists, leaders and more – brought to life with fun, stylish and easy to understand infographics.
Great Lives in Graphics Stephen Hawking
Great Lives in Graphics Stephen Hawking is an infographic-style biography of one of the most famous scientists in the world who, despite a serious medical condition, went on to make incredible scientific contributions to humanity’s understanding of the universe. In an engaging graphic style, the book explains to children the big ideas with which he is most famously associated, such as black holes and the Big Bang Theory.
The book tells readers about Stephen’s life; his childhood, family and education; his diagnosis of the motor neurone disease known as ALS; his multiple appearances on TV and film; and how he came by his distinctive wheelchair and electronic voice.
- Introduction: an inspirational overview of their life, highlighting obstacles faced and the tenacity required to overcome them.
- Timeline spread: charting their life from birth to death and including major world events, putting their story in historical context.
- Family outline: early family life and experiences in education, relating them to similar questions and challenges children face today.
- Geographical overview: map showing the important places that feature in their lives, for example where they were born, worked, lived and died.
- Glossary: helping children to expand their vocabulary.
Where can you buy the Great Lives in Graphics Stephen Hawking book?
The Great Lives in Graphics Stephen Hawking’s book is available to buy from Amazon and all other good book retailers in Hardback and Kindle Edition.
Stephen’s story is one of triumph of a scientific genius over physical disability and this graphic retelling of his life and achievements will give children a visual snapshot of his life and the world he grew up in. Educating young children on this giant of astrophysics, this book will teach them an inspiring lesson that, no matter what life throws at them, if they are passionate about something they can achieve anything.
About the Author
Great Lives in Graphics has been created by Button Books’ team of writers, editors, specialist historians and designers, who have collectively worked across a wide range of media including books, magazines, newspapers, TV and radio.
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- Martin Luther King Jr
- Frida Kahlo
- Jane Austen
- Nikola Tesla
- Albert Einstein
- Anne Frank
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