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

By Jon Scieszka

"I by no means suggestion technological know-how might be humorous . . . till I learn Frank Einstein. it's 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 poor Two
smart technology experiments, humorous jokes, and robotic hijinks anticipate readers within the first of six books within the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein bankruptcy booklet sequence from the mad scientist crew of Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs. the suitable mix to have interaction and entertain readers, the sequence positive aspects actual technology evidence with experience and humor, making those books excellent for STEM schooling. this primary installment examines the technological know-how of “matter.”

Kid-genius and inventor Frank Einstein loves understanding how the realm works via developing family instruments which are half technological know-how, half mind's eye, and certainly strange. within the sequence opener, a humdrum scan in his garage-lab, a lightning typhoon, and a flash of electrical energy deliver Frank’s inventions—the robots Klink and Klank—to existence! no longer 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 actual technology evidence with wacky humor, a foolish forged of characters, and technological know-how fiction, this uniquely enticing sequence is an impossible to resist chemical response for middle-grade readers. With easy-to-read language and image illustrations on nearly each web page, this bankruptcy ebook sequence is a needs to for reluctant readers. The Frank Einstein sequence encourages middle-grade readers to question the way in which issues paintings and to find how they, too, can scan with technological know-how. In a starred evaluation, Kirkus Reviews raves, “This buoyant, tongue-in-cheek get together 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 all of the 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 for extra information.

"In the ultimate research, this buoyant, tongue-in-cheek party of the impulse to ‘keep asking questions and discovering your individual 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 technological know-how might be as enjoyable because it is critical and useful."
Publishers Weekly

"With humor, user-friendly writing, a whole lot illustrations, and a marginally of motion on the finish, this ebook is available and straightforward to learn, making it an attractive selection for reluctant readers. a superb begin to the series."
--School Library Journal

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

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

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Increase! The lightning and thunder explode at the exact same time at once overhead. A blue-white cost of electric strength that was once imagined to deliver the SmartBot to lifestyles crackles down the lightning rod and harmlessly during the flooring twine and into the earth. within the storm’s strobing mild, Frank and Watson see a chain of picture photos: —the SmartBot flying out of the wagon —the SmartBot’s toaster-head spinning one path —the SmartBot’s vacuum-cleaner physique spinning the opposite. Then darkness. Bruuuuum, brrrummmmm . . . The thunder from the hurricane rumbles away. “Frank? ” calls a voice from the kitchen doorway. “You men okay in there? ” Grampa Al’s face, lit via the candle he holds, pokes into Frank’s laboratory. “What occurred? ” asks Watson. “Nice gloves,” says Grampa Al. “Must be an influence outage. although it’s in some way simply during this development. ” Grampa Al’s candle casts a yellow circle of sunshine that falls at the damaged components of what used to be Frank’s SmartBot. “What’s all this? ” “Oh, simply whatever i used to be goofing round with for the technological know-how Prize this weekend,” says Frank. “It didn’t get tousled, did it? ” “Just a little,” says Frank, no longer desirous to fear his grampa. Frank gathers up the useless SmartBot head and physique elements and areas them lightly at the workbench. “I’ll repair it within the morning. ” Watson peels off his rubber gloves, pats the bodyless toaster-head, then slings his backpack over his shoulder. “A robotic that may train itself stuff remains to be an exceptional inspiration. ” Frank selections up the sheet of paper he has lined with robot-brain plans and sketches of atoms. He wads the paper right into a ball and tosses it onto the workbench with all of the fix elements and damaged junk. Frank nods. “Thanks, Watson. See you the next day. ” Frank Einstein turns to depart his lab. Bbbbrrrrrmmmm grumbles the final of the thunder, as he closes the kitchen door in the back of him and Grampa Al. ALL IS QUIET IN FRANK EINSTEIN’S LABORATORY. The lightning typhoon has handed. Frank is asleep. the city of Midville is silent. The evening is now transparent. A beam of silver gentle from the almost-full moon shines down throughout the rusted home windows and skylight. The moonlight flickers off the SmartBot’s toaster-head and the uncovered SmartBot circuit mind mendacity on most sensible of the pile of video-game controller, stopped watch, electrical keyboard, hamburger grill, blender, model-airplane engine, belly exercisers, aluminum flex duct hose, television distant, magnets, batteries, locks, outdated metal dossier, stereo audio system, Shop-Vac, lamps, desktop computer screen, bicycle horn, webcam, glass dome, baby-buggy wheels, thermometers, enthusiasts, automobile GPS, number of rock samples, substantial silver trash can, and damaged speaking HugMeMonkey! doll. every piece of stone, steel, wooden, and plastic subject is still nonetheless, because the faintest evening breeze throughout the drafty storage door stirs the crumpled paper ball on Frank’s workbench. The ball rolls one and a part revolutions and hits a coil of copper twine. The copper twine uncoils and brushes opposed to the metal dossier. The dossier falls around the flint-rock pattern.

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