Horribly Famous: Isaac Newton and his Falling Apple

You’ve probably heard of Isaac Newton. He is dead famous for: discovering gravity, being a right clever dick – and getting hit on the head with an apple! But did you know that our Isaac came bottom of the class at school, poked sticks in his eye and nearly blinded himself, and nearly got himself executed? Yes – even though he’s dead, Isaac’s still full of surprises!

Recent reviews

See all reviews

Who's reading this?

We have read this book

All people who have read this

Authors

  • Kjartan poskitt t 145

    Kjartan Poskitt

    Kjartan lives in York with his wife and four children. He regularly performs at venues all over the country.

    Awards

    Winner of the 2012 Sheffield Children’s Book Award for Agatha Parrot and the Floating Head.

  • Philip reeve t 148

    Philip Reeve

    Philip Reeve is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines books.

    Awards

    Philip has won many major awards, including the Nestle Smarties and Blue Peter prizes for Mortal Engines, the Guardian prize for A Darkling Plain and the Carnegie medal for Here Lies Arthur.

Rate this book

  1. loved it
  2. liked it
  3. okay
  4. not for me
  5. rubbish
Write about this book