Books by Jim Ottaviani

ASTRONAUTS by Jim Ottaviani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2020

"Exhilarating—as well as hilarious, enraging, or both at once depending on the reader. (afterword, print and web resources) (Informational graphic novel. 11-14)"
[How women got mad, busy, and finally, reluctantly, accepted into NASA's corps of astronauts. Read full book review >
HAWKING by Jim Ottaviani
NONFICTION
Released: July 2, 2019

"Every world-changing scientist deserves such an entertaining but factually rich treatment."
In which the sometimes-irascible but mostly genial British mathematician finds himself a superhero in a comic-book life. Read full book review >
PRIMATES by Jim Ottaviani
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"More story than study, the book provides an accessible introduction to Goodall's, Fossey's and Galdikas' lives and work. (afterword, bibliography) (Graphic novel. 10-14)"
Veteran science writer Ottaviani (Feynman, 2011, etc.) teams up with illustration newcomer Wicks in this semifictionalized overview of the "Trimates," three women primatologists championed by Louis Leakey. Read full book review >