Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 8
- Grade: 1 to 3
- Reading age: 6 to 8
One day, a boy named Theo is called into the living room by his parents to meet the most famous man alive. When Theo and Professor Einstein go out for a sail on Theo's small boat, the Professor unexpectedly loses his compass overboard.
About the authors
Shulamith Levey Oppenheim is the award-winning author of many books, including Iblis, a retelling of the Islamic version of the fall from Eden, and, with Jane Yolen, The Fish Prince and Other Stories, a collection of Mermen folktales, and The Sea King. She lives in Massachusetts.
George Juhasz was born in Hungary in 1933 but left the country in 1956. He lived in Switzerland, Montreal, and Vancouver. A celebrated animator, his credits include the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and Oscar Wilde’s The Happy Prince.