Isabel Thomas

Little Guides to Great Lives: Marie Curie

Marie Curie was a brilliant scientist who coined the term "radioactivity," discovered polonium and radium, and helped develop treatments for cancer. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but her dedication to physics ultimately caused her death from radiation.

From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, the Little Guides to Great Lives series tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colorful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life. A blend of informative and humorous narrative with striking, colorful illustrations that immerse children in that person's world,A small-format, collectible paperback series of beautifully illustrated biographies,Telling the inspirational stories of a range of amazing people from history, from Curie to Kahlo and Darwin to Da Vinci