Scientists Who Made History: Marie Curie by Liz Gogerly
  

Scientists Who Made History: Marie Curie

Written by Liz Gogerly
Illustrated by Richard Hook
Part of the Scientists Who Made History Series

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Synopsis

Scientists Who Made History: Marie Curie by Liz Gogerly

Discover all about one of the world's most famous femal scientists: Marie Curie. Learn about the woman who discovered radium, the scientist who gave us a greater understanding of the nature of the atom, and the woman who ultimately died from the effects of the substances she discovered. Follow the story of Curie's life, from her childhood in Warsaw, Poland to becoming Director of the Paris Radium Institute, and find out about her discoveries, including how they are still affecting us today.Includes a timeline and a look at her legacy today, this book is perfect for readers intersted in science or women's history of all ages.

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A superb series...These books would be excellent both for a library and for children and teachers to read as part of a science course. * TES *

About the Author

Elizabeth Gogerley is an experienced writer and editor of children's books specialising in history for primary years. Other books include a biography of Louis Pasteur in the Scientists Who Made History series.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Liz Gogerly
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

16th August 2001

ISBN

9780750284783


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