Little Guides to Great Lives:Marie CurieChronicle Books
written by Isabel Thomas, illustrated by Anke Weckmann
From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. They tell the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with full-color illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life. 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.
Ages 7 to 11