Scientists by Philip Steele, Camilla De la Bedoyere
  

Synopsis

Scientists by Philip Steele, Camilla De la Bedoyere

Epic: Scientists focuses on some of history's most remarkable scientists, from Archimedes, Alhazen and Galileo, to Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Marie Curie. The book gives a brief biography of each scientist - when and where they lived, and how they came to embark upon their illustrious careers. Their work and discoveries, and the impact these had on science and the scientific community, are also explained. Infographic elements on each spread present information in a simple and highly visual way. Clear, concise text and a bright, appealing design make the book the perfect resource for project work on scientists and the history of science, or simply a great leisure read, for children aged 9 and above. For more epic events, try reading the other titles in the Epic series: Battles, Empires, Animal Migrations and Explorers.

About the Author

Philip Steele is a leading writer of children's non-fiction books. He was born in Surrey, graduated from University College Durham and worked in London publishing houses. He then freelanced as a project manager, publishing consultant and author. He has written a wide range of books for Wayland, Watts, Dorling Kindersley, Kingfisher/Macmillan, Walker Books and many other publishers worldwide. History, biography, lands and peoples, the natural world, current affairs and social issues all feature prominently in his backlist. Philip has backpacked around Africa, Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. For many years he has been settled very happily amidst the mountains, beaches and green fields of North Wales. His wife (as a teacher) and his teenage daughter (as a secondary school pupil) are ideally suited to cast an critical eye over his work!

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Philip Steele, Camilla De la Bedoyere
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Author's Website

www.philipsteele.co.uk/

Publisher

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

Publication date

28th August 2015

ISBN

9780750294942


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