They Changed the World: Copernicus-Bruno-Galileo: A Graphic Biography (Campfire Graphic Novels) (Paperback)

They Changed the World: Copernicus-Bruno-Galileo: A Graphic Biography (Campfire Graphic Novels) By Rik Hoskin, Naresh Kumar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rik Hoskin, Naresh Kumar (Illustrator)


Campfire Graphic Novels have published more than 70 titles since their introduction to North America in 2010; the line continues to grow at a steady pace, and the range of offerings is expanding.

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In the 15th Century, most astronomers agreed that the Earth was the centre of the universe. This idea dated back more than 1000 years, to the Greek astronomer Ptolomy, who stated that the Earth was motionless, and that all other heavenly bodies moved in complicated patterns around the Earth. This view became the accepted view of the Catholic Church, an institution so powerful that few would dare to question it. Until Copernicus, Bruno and Galileo...

Learn the life stories of these three great minds, their great breakthroughs, right to their final years. This story is about science and religion. About brave individuals vs a powerful institution. But ultimately, it's about mankind as a species learning to grow up. Like a child must one day learn that it's not the most important thing in the world, humanity had to learn its own small place in the vast universe.

About the Author

The Dragon Award winner 2018 for Best Graphic Novel, Rik Hoskin is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist who has written for various popular series including Star Wars, Superman, Doctor Who, Shrek and Brandon Sanderson's White Sand. He helped develop and wrote a successful Spider-Man series aimed at young readers. He has also written animated stories for BBC Television, and almost thirty novels, many of them under the pen-name James Axler. His previous collaborations with Campfire include Karna and The Taj Mahal.

A resident of New Delhi, India, Naresh Kumar describes himself as a seeker who is continuously trying to learn as much as he can, and his art is an expression of his curiosity towards the world. A firm believer in humanity, Naresh brings an experienced hand to the drawing board, and his photo-realistic style captures the subtle emotions of his characters. His work features in a number of titles from Campfire, which include Julius Caesar, Martin Luther King, and Sinbad: The Legacy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789381182963
ISBN-10: 9381182965
Publisher: Campfire
Publication Date: March 24th, 2020
Pages: 92
Language: English
Series: Campfire Graphic Novels