Imagine someone told you that your dream could never come true. What would you do?
Meet Marie Curie. Shy and reserved, she loved science more than anything else in the world. But she lived at a time when women couldn't be scientists. Marie followed her passion and is now remembered for her game-changing discoveries. But while she tinkered away with test tubes and experimented with a glow-in-the-dark chemical elements, Marie became a mother. Irene and Eve grew up to be fiercely independent and determined women just like their mother, and had many adventures of their own.
Join these three incredible women in this gorgeously illustrated book as they save lives during WWI and WWII, win Nobel Prizes, overcome tragedies, travel all around the world and change the history of science forever. This uplifting and touching tale of strength, science and sisterhood, written and illustrated by two remarkable sisters Imogen and Isabel Greenberg, is a triumph of female empowerment.
Marie Curie and Her Daughters
- Isabel Greenberg is an award-winning London based illustrator, comic artist and writer. She has had two graphic novels published The Encyclopedia of Early Earth (Best Book Award at the 2013/14 British Comic Awards) and The One Hundred Nights of Hero, and illustrated Bloomsbury's retelling of The Story of Tutankhamun. Isabel has worked with The Guardian, Nobrow Press, The National Trust and the New York Times. In 2011 she won The Observer Jonathan Cape Graphic Short Story Prize.
Imogen Greenberg is a London-based writer. She has four children's books published in collaboration with award-winning illustrator Isabel Greenberg. Imogen and Isabel Greenberg collaborated to create Bloomsbury's vivid retelling of the Greek Myth, Athena: The Story of a Goddess, published in 2018.
- Hardback | 64 pages | 9781526614001