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Marie Curie - Little Guides to Great Lives

Written by Isabel Thomas

Illustrated by Anke Weckmann

Part of the Little Guides to Great Lives Series

Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers General Non-Fiction People / Places Science

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Marie Curie, written by Isabel Thomas and illustrated by Anke Weckmann, is a charmingly illustrated biography of one of the world’s most famous scientists. 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.

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From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells 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 - Little Guides to Great Lives Synopsis

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.

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ISBN: 9781786271525
Publication date: 01/06/2018
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786271525
Publication date: 1st June 2018
Author: Isabel Thomas
Illustrator: Anke Weckmann
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: General Non-Fiction, People / Places, Science

About Isabel Thomas

Isabel Thomas is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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