Marie Curie

Marie Curie

By Elizabeth MacLeod; John Mantha (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, Hardcover, 9781554532964, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 2009

Meet Marie Curie -- Nobel laureate and world famous scientist. Marie was the first woman to win the world's top science prize -- and the first person to win it twice. The story of her discoveries, including the metals polonium and radium, and her contribution to the study of radiation is told in level-appropriate language and detailed illustrations. This Level 3 reader contains longer, more complex stories and sentences, more challenging vocabulary, language play and minimal repetition.

About the Author
Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series, numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series, Why Do Horses Have Manes?, What Did Dinosaurs Eat?, and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.

John Mantha has illustrated 14 previous books, including "The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada", which was nominated for a B.C. Book Prize. He lives in Toronto.