“Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.”
Despite not being allowed to go to university because she was a woman, Marie Curie could not be deterred from being a scientist, her discoveries of radium and polonium were breakthroughs in the fight against cancer. Marie Curie was twice awarded the Nobel Prize, the first female scientist to win the prestigious award and still the only female so far to win two in different subjects.
This series of books illustrates the inspirational lives of artists, designers, authors, scientists and adventurers, distilling their experiences into a bite size story with a more detailed timeline included within the back pages.