Go hunting for ancient fossils with Mary Anning, star-gazing with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and investigating with Sir Isaac Newton, as you follow the stories of more than 50 great scientists and their life-changing discoveries. ‘Scientists’ looks at the extraordinary breakthroughs from history through charming storytelling and in great detail, covering celebrated familiar figures as well as lesser-known trailblazers, each with a tale as intriguing as it is unique.

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Meet the people who changed the world of science and technology, biology, chemistry, and physics!

Read the stories of the brainiest people who ever lived and the scientific discoveries they made. Each page illustrated a famous scientist’s life and what made their contribution to this fascinating field so important.

Scientists is an exciting book perfect for children ages 7-9 years. Inside you will find:

– Features the stories of more than 50 scientists such as Isaac Newton both famous and lesser-known
– Comprehensive coverage of the most important scientific advancements of all time
– Stories of scientists from all over the world specialising in different areas of science
– Engaging STEAM information inline with the national curriculum

The biggest scientific breakthroughs in history have something in common: super smart people who kept looking for the answers to some of the world’s most interesting questions! The pages of this science book are filled with the stories of famous scientists such as physicists Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Stephen Hawking, biologist Marie Curie, palaeontologist Mary Anning and lesser-known trailblazers such as Chika Kuroda, who became Japan’s first female Bachelor of Science.

Filled with great detail and following a storytelling format, this is a thrilling book that will capture the imagination of young children and encourage them to explore the world of science. Beautiful descriptions of the scientists’ lives are brought to life through stunning watercolour illustrations and fantastic photography highlights the detail of their discoveries.

Additional information

Weight 0.948 kg
Dimensions 28.8 × 23.6 × 1.9 cm

Thomas, Isabel


DK Children


Dorling Kindersley Limited








509.22 (edition:23)


Children – juvenile / Code: J


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