Hawking

Jim Ottaviani (Author) Leland Myrick (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$29.99  $27.59
Publisher
First Second
Publish Date
July 02, 2019
Pages
298
Dimensions
6.3 X 8.6 X 0.8 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781626720251

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About the Author

Jim Ottaviani is a New York Times-bestselling author who began writing graphic novels about scientists in 1997. His books include The Imitation Game (a biography of Alan Turing), Primates (a biography about Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and BirutΓ© Galdikas), and Feynman (a biography about the Nobel prize-winning physicist, bongo-playing artist, and raconteur Richard Feynman).

Leland Myrick is the Ignatz Award- and Harvey Award-nominated author and illustrator of The Sweet Collection, Bright Elegy, Missouri Boy, and illustrator of the New York Times-bestseller Feynman. He has written and illustrated work for Dark Horse Comics, GQ Japan, Vogue Russia, and the Flight series.

Reviews

"This smart and wondrously exploratory scientific biography reveals as much about black holes as the man who explored them." --Publishers Weekly

"Readers new to Hawking's ideas, and particularly his enigmatic musings about the nature of time, will find this book, cartoonish as it is, to be full of insight; the science is sharp and to the point...Every world-changing scientist deserves such an entertaining but factually rich treatment." --Kirkus Reviews

"A well-rounded study of physics and one of its brightest stars." --Booklist

"Packed with scientific theory, this graphic biography of a scientific luminary will appeal to budding physics and cosmology enthusiasts." --School Library Journal

"Having tackled towering intellects such as Dian Fossey, Alan Turing and Richard Feynman, the great Jim Ottaviani turns to the late Stephen Hawking. The intellectually thrilling result does not disappoint." --the Star Tribune