Einstein

Author(s): Corinne Maier

Kids' Non-Fiction

The third in Corinne Maier and Anne Simon's collection of graphic novels exploring the lives of some of the most influential figures in modern history lands its spotlight upon Albert Einstein, the German-born physicist who developed the theory of relativity. He is considered the most influential physicist of the twentieth century.You've probably heard of him, but you've never seen him like this!Anne Simon was born in 1980 in France. She studied in the Beaux-Arts in Angouleme, and then in the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, one of the most prestigious art schools in France. In 2004, she received the "New Talent" prize at the Angouleme festival, and she released her first comic book "Persephone in the Underworld" in 2006.Corinne Maier was born in 1963 in Geneva. As a writer, economist, historian, and psychoanalyst, she has produced around fifteen non-fiction books on subjects like psychoanalysis, society, history, and humor. Her books are bestsellers in her native France and some (such as "Hello Laziness") have been translated into several languages."

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In a deft translation, Maier s sharp, clever dialogue gives this portrayal a rapid pace, matched by Simon s energetic and spirited art. Though her figures are drawn in a relatively simple cartoon style, Simon s adroit panel and page composition illustrate not only Einstein s life but the wonders of the cosmos. [...] The savvy script and illustration celebrate Einstein s life and work in a memorably imaginative visual saga."Publishers Weekly" The cartoon style and conventions are well suited to express what Einstein calls the universe of my thoughts. The book succeeds as a creative exploration of Einstein s genius and the factors and forces that may have influenced him."School Library Journal" Accessible to all ages, these books provide a deep look into the origins and accomplishments of these historical figures, rendered with a rich, expressive art style that makes these people and their surroundings come to life. Maier s words and Simon s visuals blend together beautifully on the page, making for an especially engaging read that never feels like homework."The AV Club" The book succeeds as a creative exploration of Einstein s genius and the factors and forces that may have influenced him. [] An additional purchase for high school or adult graphic novel collections where the history of science is of high interest."School Library Journal" Humorous and a great overview of the life of one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, Einstein is a graphic jaunt through both the scientist's world and work. A good introduction to his theories and ideas, this will be an enjoyable read for any readers of memoir comics or for older children."Left Bank Books""

Anne Simon was born in 1980 in France. She studied in the Beaux-Arts in Angouleme, and then in the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, one of the most prestigious art schools in France. In 2004, she received the "New Talent" prize at the Angouleme festival, and she released her first comic book "Persephone in the Underworld" in 2006. Corinne Maier was born in 1963 in Geneva. As a writer, economist, historian and psychoanalyst, she has produced around 15 non-fiction books on subjects like psychoanalysis, society, history and humor. Her books are bestsellers in her native France and some (such as Hello Laziness) have been translated into several languages."

General Fields

  • : 9781910620014
  • : Nobrow Ltd
  • : Nobrow Ltd
  • : December 2015
  • : 225mm X 300mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Corinne Maier
  • : Hardback
  • : en
  • : 741.5
  • : 72
  • : Fully illustrated throughout