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'James Patterson is the Einstein of fiction and has solved the equation for storytelling: Adventure + Science = AWESOME!' Tom Fletcher

'Any young readers out there interested in science and adventure ... this book is brilliant!' Tim Peake

James Patterson has teamed up with the world's most famous genius to entertain and inspire a generation of children - with the first and only kids' book series officially approved by the Albert Einstein Archives.

Max Einstein is a typical 12-year-old. She...

Goes to college every day
Plays speed chess in the park
Builds inventions that help the homeless
And talks to Albert Einstein

All normal stuff, right?

Until one day when Max is recruited by a mysterious organisation! Their mission: solve some of the world's toughest problems using science. She's helped by a diverse group of young geniuses from around the globe as they invent new ways to power the farthest reaches of the planet.

But that's only if the sinister outfit known as The Corporation doesn't get to her first...

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9781784759803
  • ISBN: 9781784759803
  • Pub Date: 18th October 2018
  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • Imprint: Arrow (Young)
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages: 352

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This is Book 1 in the Max Einstein Series Series. See all Max Einstein Series books here.

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6th November '18
trissebby read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment 9781784759803
5 stars
I really like this author. His books are so funny. I liked this book. The story is about an orphan named Max. She is a genius, she builds home made inventions. This book was funny and i find it really interesting. 
13th August '18
Priya read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
I would like to recommend 'Max Einstein- The Genius Experiment' book to all my friends as this is very interesting book. I absolutely loved reading this book which is about Max Einstein who is very intelligent, brave and caring girl. She always tries to help people by solving their problems with her new ideas like generating power and electricity for needy children while taking care of environment. The author had lovely imagination. The Book is full of interesting science facts, experiments and beautiful illustrations. I am sure all kids would love reading this book and will learn a lot from this book.
28th November '18
Leonjames read it themselves aged 12 aged 12
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5 stars
What a fantastic and gripping book from start to finish. Love James Patterson books and this one was just a great. This one follows max on a crazy adventure. I loved the illustrations too as they help you imagine the story 
31st July '18
MunchkinMegan read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
This book is one of the most inspirational books that I have read. It's great that they've created a whole new character that enjoys subjects otherwise entirely dominated by men and made her just as smart, just as engaged, just as interesting. 

I love Max Einstein with her passion and love of science, just like me. Max will be a great role model for young girls and boys alike. From the first page I was completely hooked and every page is even better than the last. I'm really thrilled to have been able to read this book so early because I felt an affinity with Max, as an intelligent and curious girl myself, I feel I have made a real 'friend' in this book.

There is more to this book than just getting girls interested in science, the story is actually quite gripping and it has some intense moments- which I really liked. It wasn't just a book about a girl who likes science but also the application of that science which was really great. Truly great book, I loved it and I hope there are many more. P.S if they eventually make a movie, i'm throwing my hat in now to play Max, I called it first!
28th August '18
Bee read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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5 stars
I enjoyed every last word of this book. Max is a girl , she loves science, and oddly enough her last name is Einstein. She is an orphan, and she lives in a stable. 
When she gets kicked out of the NYU (New York University) she gets adopted by the CMI . What will this lead her too?
6th August '18
I read it to Pickle2010 aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
My 8 year old read this book over a number of nights to himself. 
He said it was awesome and had lots of twists and turns. 
He said he really liked that Max liked all the same things he did Lego, inventing things and science. 
I loved the fact that the lead character was a girl who is intelligent and interested in science. 
This is a great inspirational story which I think is the beginning of a great series.
24th July '18
I read it to LucasChops aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
We loved this story - clearly the first in a series of books - which follows 12 year old genius Max Einstein.  She's ferociously bright and idolises her hero Albert Einstein.
She's "headhunted" into a competition to find the brightest of kids minds.   Whisked from a squat in New York to Jerusalem, where she meets her competitors (and soon to be friends).  Each has their own scientific speciality and they come from all corners of the globe.
They are soon called upon to solve the problem of providing electricity to a remote African village but face opposition from local warlords.
Meanwhile a shadowy organisation is trailing them - they want all of that intelligence to use for less altruistic purposes!
Scattered with fun illustrations and a great way of translating Einstein's theories into real life this book is fun for adults and kids alike
4th September '18
Holls read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
Wow I loved this story. It was great that the main character was a girl and she was so clever. This was such an inspirational story. I can’t wait to see what happens next 
6th December '18
I read it to Elles05 aged 13 aged 13
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5 stars
My daughter loved this book especially as the lead character was a girl who was fantasy at science. Another fantastic offering from James Patterson, we hope he writes more children's stories. The illustrations were fantastic and really helped bring the story to life. 
13th November '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment 9781784759803
5 stars
So pleased to have a book where the main character is a girl, who loves science! Being a scientist myself, I loved this book. The story is full of adventure, suspense and the characters are great. The pictures in the book are very well drawn. It is too old for my 6yr old as some of the plot lines and content are for older children. 
19th November '18
Actionbro9 read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
James Patterson has yet again not let me down with this fast paced, gripping story.  Max Einstein is a girl who does not really know much about herself since she is an orphan.  But she has one very special talent; science.  When she goes to the foster home,  2 mysterious people come in to adopt her.  There names are Charl and Isabl.  They work for an organisation called the Change Makers Institute (CMI)  and fly her over to Israel along with 10 other special geniuses.  When they find out Max is special, everything changes...
15th October '18
I read it myself (an adult)
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5 stars
This wasn’t a book that I would normally pick up....but am I ever glad I did. 
I loved it from start to finish and I read late into the night as I couldn’t put it down.  Finished it in one night. 
Max is an incredible character, full of life, ideas and kindness.  She is the perfect new heroine for young girls to learn from.  She cares for those in her community, wants to solve world problems and still deals with common girl issues, like friends, bad hair days and boys! 

She leads by example and gains the respect and trust from those around her, including the “growns”.  At first I wasn’t sure she could trust Charl and Isabl, or Mr Weinstock but you soon get caught up in the story and feel so pleased that she did trust them, and her trust was rewarded by the Chinese meal they bought for those living above the stables.

The adventures she goes on, tests she fails and the times of self doubt make this a girl to be admired. She rises above it all to prove herself to the world. Its lovely to read a book full of science, math, Einstein and solving world problems.  If only we could all be a bit more Max Einstein...we could make the world a better place! 

My world is a better place for having met Max and I urge everyone to begin this series! 

I can’t wait for the next instalment- I have so many questions! 
 
20th November '18
I read it to wroxhamreading Year 6 aged 10 to 11
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5 stars
Rating: 9/10
I would recommend this book for 8 plus
I think that Max Einstein is a very good book and I think it will help teach children more about global issues. All-round this is a very good for children and I think that they will enjoy it.
It is all about a 12 year old girl who goes to college and babbles on about science and Albert Einstein.
20th October '18
This Girl Loves to Read read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
Max is a young genius and lives with an adopted parent. They live above stinky stables but one day bad and amazing things happen to Max ....

I really enjoyed this book and really hope James Patterson releases a next one their will be illustrations when the book is released. This book made me feel really excited. I would describe this book as an adventure. In my opinion this book is an absolutely great read and recommend it to ages 9+ and anybody who enjoys adventure books.    
3rd August '18
I read it to LukeJoe aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
I read this as a bedtime story to my 7 year old son. I don't think he followed the whole story, but I loved the strong female lead. I can't wait for my daughter to be old enough to enjoy this book too. We will definitely reread this in 12 months or so and look out for other books in the series. 
15th November '18
bookworm2007 read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment 9781784759803
5 stars
I was over the moon to find out that the main character was a girl. It is about a girl called Maxine who is a rebel girl just like me. I found that I could really relate to the character. I really enjoyed this book and it was probably the best book I have ever read.
15th November '18
BeeReaderK read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
I looked at this book and was like omg cos I'm an Einstein type of guy and it was awesome! recommend to all people shadow boy out lol
12th October '18
I read it myself (an adult)
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment 9781784759803
5 stars
I absolutely loved this book - it's a real page turner. Every child should read this book -  maybe then, together, they can change the world! The main character - Max was a likeable character on a great adventure. Can't wait to see where her next adventure takes her. 
22nd September '18
I read it to Badgers aged 10 to 11
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5 stars
My class absolutely loved this book.  The characters were engaging and the plot was exciting and interesting, and even as an adult I wanted to continue reading to see what would happen next. The science and environmental themes were a big hit with the children too.  I highly recommend this. 
5th August '18
OEM read it themselves aged 12 aged 12
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4 stars
Max Einstein is a young orphan living with a friend in a stable. She doesn't know where she came from and with no memory of her parents she uses the only name she could ever remember 'Einstein' and funnily enough max LOVES science. 
I loved this book! Its full of twists and turns and you never quite know what is going to happen. 
A great read for people who loves science, secret agents or just an amazing book 
My favourite character is Max as she is so brave, clever and is always there for her friends.
20th November '18
wroxhamreading Year 6 read it themselves aged 10 to 11
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment 9781784759803
4 stars
Rating: 7/10
This book is about a girl called Maxine, nicknamed Max, who is taken from her home in a flat and ends up on some crazy adventure. She has the life of an ordinary 12-year old: she goes to college, plays speed chess in the park, and babbles on about biofuel.

This book was o.k I guess, but there wasn’t that much adventure. It was really just the story of a girl who wants to introduce something to Africa. I would say this book is good for people at least 6 to enjoy it, and at least 10/11 to understand Max’s scientific babble.
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