Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories (Paperback)
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Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories (Paperback) Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories (Paperback)

Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories (Paperback)

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Paperback 184 Pages
Published: 04/02/2021
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Waterstones Says

The descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst and author of the Fantastically Great Women picture books delivers a fascinating and accessible guide to great female scientists for young readers.

'Significantly more engaging and inspiring than the rival Rebel Girls' GUARDIAN'It's hard to imagine any group of primary-aged children who wouldn't be inspired' BOOKSELLER'An absolute must-have for every young person’s bookshelf' HUFFINGTON POST

Prepare to be inspired with this fantastically great new series for young readers from bestselling author Kate Pankhurst, descendent of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst. In this first book, read the true stories of amazing scientists and discover things that are out of this world!

Women have been responsible for many of the world's most groundbreaking scientific discoveries. These are the stories of incredible female scientists whose hard work and persistence changed our understanding of science, and transformed people's ideas of what women can do.

· Reach for the stars with the first African-American woman to go into space Mae Jemison· Explore volcanoes with the fearless Katia Krafft· Invent a treatment for malaria with the determined Tu YouYou· Make scientific discoveries that will change the world with Marie Curie

Including comic strips, family trees, maps and more, Fantastically Great Women Scientists and Their Stories is a celebration of women who made some of the world's most important scientific breakthroughs. A fantastic gift for girls and boys alike!

List of women featured: Mae Jemison, Marie Curie, Elizabeth Blackwell, Janaki Ammal, Caroline Herschel, Katia Krafft, Tu Youyou and Rosalind Franklin.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781526615336
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 178 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

...the third in Kate Pankhurst’s colourful picture-book celebrations of notable females; with their playful use of speech bubbles and perspective shifts, they remain significantly more engaging and inspiring than the rival Rebel Girls. - Imogen Russell Williams on Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders, The Guardian

It's a tremendously engaging read: smart, informative, inclusive and accessible, with gorgeous, visually creative art. - Fiona Noble on Fantastically Great Women Who Made History, The Bookseller

This one succeeds, thanks to its interesting choice of role models, gorgeous colourful illustrations, a sense of humour and sharp language that informs without patronising - The Times on Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

Every element of this book is pieced together perfectly; the amount of information, the fun way it is presented, the illustrations and of course the diverse mix of women. This book should be available in every school and every library and is sure to inspire young people to follow their hearts - Acorn Books on Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

An absolute must-have for every young person’s bookshelf - The Huffington Post on Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

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“What a wonderfully, inspiring book for young minds and old (I mean, wise) alike!”

Have you heard of the Suffragettes? Kate Pankhurst is a descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst and creates fantastic books to highlight the importance of women in our world.

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