The Rolling Stones Author:Robert A. Heinlein ROBERT A. HEINLEIN — ____________________ — "In Robert A. Heinlein's THE ROLLING STONES, the Luna family is pleasantly daft along with being terribly intelligent: Mother is an M.D.; Father an engineer who doubles as a television script writer for Earth; the twin boys are mathematical whizzes; Sister is not far behind them; the four-year-old brothe... more »r is a chess expert; and Granny is an engineer! The elements which make this an extraordinary book are the fascinating characterizations, the terrific dialogue, and an abundance of fine humor. The famous science fiction writer hits a new high with this one. . . . "
A remarkable family, the Stones (engineer father, doctor mother, engineer/pioneer grandmother, teen-age daughter, precocious twins and prodigy baby) buy an old space ship and take off for a tour of the solar system. Both funny and adventurous, geared for older children, but enjoyable for adults as well.