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Albert Einstein (Giants of Science) (Paperback)

By Kathleen Krull, Boris Kulikov (Illustrator)
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"Another standout in a uniformly stellar series.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“[An] engrossing and remarkably accessible biography.” —The Horn Book
 Albert Einstein. His name has become a synonym for genius. His wild case of bedhead and playful sense of humor made him a media superstar—the first, maybe only, scientist-celebrity. He wasn't much for lab work; in fact he had a tendency to blow up experiments. What he liked to do was think, not in words but in "thought experiments". What was the result of all his thinking? Nothing less than the overturning of Newtonian physics. Once again, Kathleen Krull delivers a witty and astute look at one of the true Giants of Science and the turbulent times in which he lived.

About the Author


Kathleen Krull, the noted social historian, lives in San Diego, California.

Boris Kulikov, the illustrator of the series, lives in New York City.

Praise For…


"Krull delivers a splendidly humane biography of that gold standard of brilliance, Albert Einstein...Another standout in a uniformly stellar series." —Kirkus, starred review

"Krull once again demonstrates her ability to balance a description of the personality of a genius with the significance of his contribution to science." —School Library Journal

"[An] engrossing and remarkably accessible biography." —Horn Book


Product Details
ISBN: 9780147514646
ISBN-10: 0147514649
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: February 24th, 2015
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Giants of Science