Lucy Hawking graduated from Oxford and started her writing career in journalism, working for newspapers, radio and New York Magazine before becoming an author. Her books, the George series, give young readers an exciting and entertaining introduction to the world of science and math. They have been published in over 40 languages and are now in production as an animated TV series. Lucy has been recognized for her work in science and education with several awards, including the Sapio Prize for Popularizing Science and the UNSW medal for Science Communication. She has been awarded a doctorate in science by Queen Mary University London. Lucy is a fellow of the Royal Society, a trustee of the Autism Research Foundation and vice president of the National Star College, an institution dedicated to allowing people with disabilities to realize their potential.