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A Short, Illustrated History of Scientific Discoveries

A Short, Illustrated History of Scientific Discoveries

by Clive Gifford and Rita Petruccioli
Hardback
Publication Date: 11/08/2020
  $39.50

A curated, illustrated collection of the best examples of human achievements and discoveries in history

If you're fed up with learning the names of kings and queens or dates of battles, then this is the history book for you. This book only contains some of the most brilliant discoveries in history. No rubbish diagrams or grainy photos - just really cool facts, intriguing people and of course the best eureka moments - all beautifully illustrated.

It includes, Archimedes leaping out of the bath as he discovered volume, the correct order of the solar system, the theory of evolution, the big bang, gravity, electricity, chemical elements, fossils of dinosaurs, alien worlds and more.

We've curated for you some of the best examples of discoveries from history. The chronological order will help you get to grips with how and why one discovery can lead to another. It also shows how humans have continually strived to improve their lives and even the world by building on successes from the past, inspiring them to take leaps into the unknown or to reveal their genius to the world.

Designed to spark the interest of children studying history and STEM topics at key stage 2, the text is snappy and completely relevant, so boredom is not an option. The 4-book series, A Short Illustrated History, celebrates some of the best thinkers, scientists, mathematicians, inventors, engineers and creative geniuses the world has ever seen!

Titles in this series:

  • Epic Space Exploration
  • Incredible Scientific Discoveries
  • Ingenious Inventions
  • Marvels of Medicine

 

ISBN:
9781445169071
9781445169071
Category:
Bibles & bible stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
11-08-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hachette Children's Group
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
48
Dimensions (mm):
257x197x10mm
Weight:
0.33kg
Rita Petruccioli

Rita Petruccioli was born in Rome in 1982. She attended the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and ENSAD in Paris. Her works have been exhibited in Italy, France, Germany and South Korea. She works as an illustrator and comic book artist for different projects including advertising, magazines, textile design and children books.

She has collaborated with different publishers such as Mondadori, Bao Publishing, Einaudi, Ladybird, Timbuktu Lab, Auzou, ELI, Lavieri, La Nuova Frontiera Junior, Il Castoro and Laterza. When she is not drawing she is engaged in workshops on gender stereotypes in comics.

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