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Super Scientists: David Attenborough Sarah Ridley

Super Scientists: David Attenborough By Sarah Ridley

Super Scientists: David Attenborough by Sarah Ridley

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Young biographies featuring some of the most famous figures in the history of science.

Super Scientists: David Attenborough Summary

Super Scientists: David Attenborough by Sarah Ridley

David Attenborough tells the story of this colourful scientific figure - covering his origins as the son of a Cambridge don through his work in natural history and broadcasting, his famous educational documentaries and his enduring scientific and popular legacy today.

Super Scientists
are first biographies introducing some of the world's great scientists, simply retelling their lives and explaining why their work was vital. Illustrated with archive images and photographs, the chronology of each lifetime is emphasised by a timeline that runs through the book.

About Sarah Ridley

Sarah Ridley has an enduring interest in history, the natural world and many other topics which has made her work as an editor and writer of children's information books endlessly fascinating. Some of her books have been shortlisted or longlisted for information book awards, including Dear Jelly Family Letters from the First World War and Suffragettes and the Fight for the Vote. Sarah lives in Colchester with her husband and her student daughter's guinea pigs.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Childhood 4
  • 1: Education and first job 6
  • 1: Starting at the BBC 8
  • 1: Zoo Quest 10
  • 1: Work and family 12
  • 1: A desk job 14
  • 1: Life on Earth 16
  • 1: Wildlife galore 18
  • 1: David as narrator 20
  • 1: Protecting planet Earth 22
  • 1: Glossary/Index 24

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Super Scientists: David Attenborough by Sarah Ridley
Used - Good
Hachette Children's Group
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