The first volume of the series Great Men in History is dedicated to Isaac Newton.With black-and-white illustrations and sidebars with contextual information, this biography is recommended for kids or anyone who wants to know about Isaac Newton in an easy and short read (10,000 words).Isaac Newton was a physicist and mathematician who lived about 350 years ago, but his ideas and inventions still influence the world today. He is most famous for coming up with the theory of gravity after watching an apple fall from a tree, but this is just one of many incredible things he did in his life. As one of the most influential figures in history people of all ages can still learn from him, even to this day.