Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor (Frank Einstein series #1): Book One

By Jon Scieszka

"I by no means notion technological know-how will be humorous . . . till I learn Frank Einstein. it is going to have youngsters laughing."
—Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid

"Huge laughs and nice science—the type of clever, humorous stuff that makes Jon Scieszka a legend."
—Mac Barnett, writer of Battle Bunny and The negative Two
 
smart technology experiments, humorous jokes, and robotic hijinks watch for readers within the first of six books within the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein bankruptcy ebook sequence from the mad scientist workforce of Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs. the fitting mixture to have interaction and entertain readers, the sequence good points genuine technological know-how evidence with experience and humor, making those books perfect for STEM schooling. this primary installment examines the technology of “matter.”

Kid-genius and inventor Frank Einstein loves realizing how the area works through developing family devices which are half technological know-how, half mind's eye, and positively strange. within the sequence opener, a run of the mill test in his garage-lab, a lightning hurricane, and a flash of electrical energy deliver Frank’s inventions—the robots Klink and Klank—to lifestyles! now not precisely the perfect lab companions, the wisecracking Klink and the overly expressive Klank still support Frank try and excellent his inventions.. . . till Frank’s archnemesis, T. Edison, steals Klink and Klank for his evil doomsday plan!

Integrating genuine technological know-how proof with wacky humor, a foolish solid of characters, and technology fiction, this uniquely enticing sequence is an impossible to resist chemical response for middle-grade readers. With easy-to-read language and photo illustrations on virtually each web page, this bankruptcy e-book sequence is a needs to for reluctant readers. The Frank Einstein sequence encourages middle-grade readers to question the best way issues paintings and to find how they, too, can scan with technology. In a starred evaluate, Kirkus Reviews raves, “This buoyant, tongue-in-cheek occasion of the impulse to ‘keep asking questions and discovering your personal solutions’ fires on all cylinders,” whereas Publishers Weekly says that the sequence “proves that technology should be as enjoyable because it is necessary and useful.”

Read the entire books within the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein sequence: Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor (Book 1), Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger (Book 2), Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo (Book 3), and Frank Einstein and the EvoBlaster Belt (Book 4). stopover at frankeinsteinbooks.com for extra information.

STARRED REVIEW
"In the ultimate research, this buoyant, tongue-in-cheek occasion of the impulse to ‘keep asking questions and discovering your personal solutions’ fires on all cylinders."
--Booklist, starred review

"Scieszka mixes technological know-how and silliness back to nice effect."
Kirkus Reviews

"In refusing to take itself too heavily, it proves that technology could be as enjoyable because it is critical and useful."
Publishers Weekly

"With humor, effortless writing, a whole lot illustrations, and a marginally of motion on the finish, this publication is offered and simple to learn, making it an attractive selection for reluctant readers. a great begin to the series."
--School Library Journal

"Kids will love Frank Einstein simply because even supposing he's a brand new personality he'll be immediately recognizable to the readers...Jon Scieszka is among the most sensible writers round, and that i cannot wait to determine what he does with those enjoyable and fascinating characters."
—Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl

"Jon Scieszka's new sequence has the profitable parts that hyperlink his shrewdpermanent brilliance in tale telling together with his wisdom of genuine technological know-how, whereas while the content material mixture of fiction and non fiction appeals to the complete diversity of the market."
—Jack Gantos, Dead lead to Norvelt

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Oh no, Grampa Al—” “At your carrier. ” Frank appears as much as see Grampa Al, who has simply stepped out from round the oak. “Huh? How . . .? What are you doing right here? ” Grampa Al slings off a small rucksack and sits down at the rock subsequent to Frank. “I heard in regards to the technological know-how Prize. and that i didn’t have any success monitoring down Klink and Klank. So i assumed i'd simply hike up right here and soak up this nice view. ” Frank seems to be out over Midville. “Nothing nice approximately it this day. every thing is wrecked. What a catastrophe. ” Grampa Al fingers Frank his canteen. “Oh, I don’t recognize. It’s pretty well an identical global it was once the day before today. solar nonetheless shining, oak leaves nonetheless operating their photosynthesis, those ants correct lower than us nonetheless digging and hauling. ” Frank takes an extended swig of water. It does flavor stable. “But the technological know-how Prize, Klink and Klank, your store, your home . . . ” “Ahhhh, none of that’s a huge deal. You’ve nonetheless received that Frank Einstein mind of yours, correct? ” “Yeah. ” “You’re nonetheless Frank Einstein, correct? ” “Yeah. ” “So you could hold asking questions and discovering your personal solutions. We don’t want trophies or prizes to do this. we're scientists. ” Frank appears down at his shoes. He sees a familiar-looking shape—an insect leg. like the one he present in his lab. Frank alternatives up the leg, crushes it among thumb and finger, and sniffs a well-known sharp Magic Marker odor. “Right? ” says Grampa Al. unexpectedly every little thing falls into position. Frank appears to be like up. In his brain he connects the insect leg, the abduction of the robots, the Antimatter Motor . . . “Ant leg,” says Frank. “Ant leg—Mr. Chimp—Edison. That’s it! ” “Of path it truly is. ” Grampa Al leans again and takes within the view. “Glad lets have this little chat. ” “I be aware of who abducted Klink and Klank. i understand how Edison received that Antimatter Motor. i do know the place to head subsequent. and that i recognize what to do subsequent. ” “Then what are you looking ahead to, Frank Einstein? Shake a leg. ” SO the place ARE KLINK AND KLANK? ” ASKS WATSON. “Here,” says Frank, pointing to a place at the Midville map swiftly pinned above the workbench. He makes a purple X over the description of a unmarried development on the southern fringe of Midville, correct subsequent to Lake Genevieve. “And smelling a overwhelmed ant leg instructed you this how . . .? ” “No time to provide an explanation for every thing, Watson. yet i'm comfortable you didn’t fall for that Edison pitch—” “Aw, come on, Frank. you recognize I’m a greater good friend than that. I obtained trampled, and that i consistently freak out when—” “OK, okay. solid to know,” Frank interrupts. “But what all this implies is we have to get to Edison’s position. Now. prior to he realizes he should still break the facts. ” Watson smiles. “Good to grasp” is among the nicest factor Frank has ever acknowledged approximately their friendship. He want to pay attention extra, yet Frank is already busy marking a flurry of X’s at the Midville map, likely at random. “What do you spot? ” Frank quizzes him. “I see that you simply marked up my dad’s map that I informed him i might look after, and that now I’m already in difficulty and we haven’t even left your lab. ” “Connect the dots,” says Frank. “All the homes that Edison’s kin has got up over the last yr .

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