DK Life Stories Marie Curie

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Published by DK Children

By Nell Walker

RRP: CA$24.99

About DK Life Stories Marie Curie

Explore the inspirational tale of this Nobel prize laureate, Marie Curie.

Learn about the fascinating life of Marie Curie, one of the world’s most celebrated women scientists who changed the course of the world through her scientific discoveries in this captivating children’s biography.

This intriguing history book for kids uncovers the trials, tribulations and most memorable moments in Marie Curie’s career and life. It includes:

   • Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations, this engaging narrative will appeal to even the most reluctant of young readers
   • 12 narrative chapters plus full-page quotes and photo galleries scattered throughout the book that keeps the momentum going, helping reluctant readers along as they navigate the book.
   • Authors are carefully chosen for each book to ensure voice and tone are exactly right
   • Definition boxes, information sidebars and inspiring quotes add depth, while a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.

This educational book makes for a perfect purchase for kids ages 7 to 11, especially those who are particularly interested in learning about science. Young readers will be engrossed in this biography as they learn about the major events of Marie Curie’s life. 

Explore her childhood in Poland when she discovered her love of science using the lab kit her father brought home from his school. Discover when she coined the term "radioactive" and developed mobile radiology units that helped treat countless injured soldiers in the First World War. 

DK Life Stories biography series goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true-life stories of history’s most interesting people. Each book includes an author’s introduction letter as well as a glossary, timeline, family tree, quiz and index. Add Life Stories: Anne Frank or Life Stories: Martin Luther King Jr to your collection!