Einstein declared that Galileo was "the father of modern science." Yet we all know that his success was not particularly welcomed by the church in his own time. This first person narrative provides a friendly feel that provides an engaging overview of Galileo's contributions to science and society. Ebook.
Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, April 23, 2012:
"The explanatory style, accessible language, and diagrams keep science concepts understandable."
The New York Times, June 20, 2012:
"Bonnie Christensen dials back several centuries in "I, Galileo," demonstrating once again how a well-conceived and executed picture book can deliver a serious story . . . in a beautiful, enriching way. . . . [A] fully realized, humanized portrait."
Kirkus Reviews, May 1, 2012:
"An accessible, inviting and attractive introduction to Galileo."
From the Hardcover edition.