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Little Guides to Great Lives: Marie Curie

Written by Isabel Thomas & illustrated by Anke Weckmann
Published by Laurence King
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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.

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 full-color illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.

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Who Wrote Little Guides to Great Lives: Marie Curie

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Isabel Thomas

Isabel Thomas studied Human Sciences at the University of Oxford. She is a science writer and children’s author who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, the ASE Science Book of the Year, and the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel also writes for children’s science magazine Whizz Pop Bang, and for science outreach projects. She is a primary school governor and STEM Ambassador.

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Who Illustrated Little Guides to Great Lives: Marie Curie

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Anke Weckmann

Anke Weckmann is a German-born freelance illustrator, who honed her craft at Camberwell College of Art and Kingston University. Her clients include the <em>Times</em>, the <em>Guardian</em>, and <em>Time Out New York</em>. She lives in London.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781786271532
Publication Date:
June 5, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1786271532

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