On a Beam of Light

On a Beam of Light : A Story of Albert Einstein

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A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. This brilliant mind will one day offer up some of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived. From a boy endlessly fascinated by the wonders around him, Albert Einstein ultimately grows into a man of genius recognized the world over for profoundly illuminating our understanding of the universe. Jennifer Berne and Vladimir Radunsky invite the reader to travel along with Einstein on a journey full of curiosity, laughter, and scientific discovery. Parents and children alike will appreciate this moving story of the powerful difference imagination can make in any life.

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  • Hardback | 56 pages
  • 246.38 x 256.54 x 15.24mm | 476.27g
  • San FranciscoUnited States
  • English
  • Full-colour throughout
  • 0811872351
  • 9780811872355
  • 7,701

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"It's not easy to explain Einstein to young readers, but this terrific book pulls it off."--Bookist Top 10 Biographies for Youth

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About Jennifer Berne

Jennifer Berne is currently a contributing writer for Nick Jr. Magazine and spends her time writing children's books about the subjects she loves most; our amazing universe and the people who are passionate about it. Vladimir Radunsky, when not creating award-winning children's books such as What Does Peace Feel Like?, the best-selling The Maestro Plays, and the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Mighty Asparagus, refills his soul with the sounds of Bach, Chopin, and Snoop Dogg.

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