When Marie was young, she was unable to go to college because she was a woman. But when she was older, her scientific work was respected around the world. Her discoveries of radium and polonium dramatically helped in the fight against cancer, and she went on to win the Nobel Prize for Physics! Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this brilliant woman, and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of this sturdy board book on their own.
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.
- Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
- Illustrator: Frau Isa
- Age: 3-5 years
At the heart of the Quarto Publishing Group is a mission to inspire life’s experiences, and their books are a huge hit! Their series, Little People, Big Dreams helps introduce your little one to some of the greatest people in history. Learn about the bravery, determination, and hope of Marie Curie, Harriet Tubman, and others.