Stephen Hawking (Little People Big Dreams) by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Matt Hunt


In the Little People Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists.  All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.  This book follows the amazing life of Stephen Hawking, the brilliant physicist, in this true story of his life.  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 artist's life.  This empowering series celebrates the important life stories of outstanding people of the world.  These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara was born in Barcelona, Spain, and 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 was born in Redditch, Worcestershire in 1988. He graduated from the Birmingham School of Art starting out as a fine artist, and from these roots, developed a love for children’s illustration.  He currently shares a house with his wife Hayley and two cats.  Matt works in mixed media, utilising paint, pens, crayons, and digital.  He loves to create new and interesting characters and write stories for them.  He is influenced by old movies, classic illustration, cartoons and books.

Hardback: 32 pages.

25cm x 20cm.

Age: 5 to 8 Years.

ISBN: 9781786037329.