Marie Curie

Marie Curie Cover

Marie Curie

By Elizabeth MacLeod; John Mantha (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, Hardcover, 9781554532964, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2009

Description
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 is an artist and illustrator. His books include The Kids Book of Canadian Firsts and The Kids Book of Canada's Railway. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.