Marie Curie

Marie Curie by Isabel Sanchez Vegara and Frau Isa

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Format: Hardback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781847809629
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In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The book follows Marie Curie, whose love of learning helped her to revolutionize the fight against cancer with her discovery of radium and polonium. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Marie's life at the back.

Mª ISABEL SÃNCHEZ VERGARA, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture. 


Format: Hardback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781847809629
Size: 7.677 in x 9.449 in / 195 mm x 240 mm

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