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Stephen Hawking - Little People, Big Dreams

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Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designer and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to start 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 inspiring story of the brilliant physicist's life features a facts and photos section at the back.