Mysterious Element: The Story Of Marie Curie by Pam Robson
Marie was a very unusual scientist - a woman! Determined to prove that she is as good as a man, she earns two university degrees, before embarking on her most exciting adventure - the search for radium. Gives an insight into what Marie Curie was actually like and how difficult it was for women scientists in the early 1900s. Pam Robson is an experienced children's author. The Super Scientist Storybook series introduces children to famous scientists and their discoveries though the medium of fiction. Fun and interesting approach to science, based on National Curriculum topics. Timeline shows major events in scientist's life. Glossary explains difficult scientific words. Lively illustrations break up text. All checked thoroughly by consultant from the Science Museum.