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.
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.