Little Guides To Great Lives: Marie Curie by Isabel Thomas & Anke Weckmann
This fully illustrated book about Marie Curie is part of the non-fiction series Little Guides for Great Lives: A series of biographies introducing inspirational historical figures to children aged 7-11. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way, telling the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life. Marie Curie was a brilliant scientist who coined the term ‘radioactivity’, discovered polonium and radium, and helped develop treatments for cancer. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but her dedication to physics ultimately caused her death from radiation.
Isabel Thomas is a science writer and children's author. She has written more than 140 books for young people and has been shortlisted for the ASE Science Book of the Year, the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel also writes for children's science magazines Whizz Pop Bang! and The Week Junior. Anke Weckmann is a German-born freelance illustrator, who honed her craft at Camberwell College of Art and Kingston University. Her work has appeared in magazines, books, advertising, on greeting cards, products and more. Drawing is her favourite thing to do and she is obsessed with characters, shapes, colours and lettering. Her illustrations are hand-inked on paper and digitally coloured. She lives in London with her husband James.
Hardback: 64 pages.
19cm x 15cm.
Age: 7 to 11 Years.