Marie Curie tells the life story of this key scientific figure – covering her origins as the daughter of a Polish teacher through to her work on radioactivity, winning the Nobel Prize, her professorship at the Sorbonne and her amazing legacy to science today.
Super Scientists is a series of first biographies introducing some of the world’s great scientists, retelling their life stories and explaining why their work was important. Illustrated with archive images and photographs, the chronology of each lifetime is emphasised by a timeline that runs through the book. Breakthrough panels highlight key discoveries or invite children to try out simple related experiments. Perfect for readers aged 5 and up.