Scientists Are Saving the World! (My First Discovery Graphic Novel) (Hardcover)
This engaging graphic novel brings young readers into the world of real scientists and their exciting discoveries
This riotous romp is a front-row seat into the world of today’s scientists. Find out who travels back in time to the land of dinosaurs, spends their day singing with whales, who collects stars in jars, who spies on snails, and more. The best part about scientists? They started off a lot like YOU!
Children will get to know more about the exciting careers of: Mary Anning, paleontologist; Louis R. Purnell, ocean explorer and paleontologist; Valentina Tereshkova, astronaut; Liu Yang, astronaut; Joanne Simpson, meteorologist; June Bacon-Bercey, meteorologist; Deepal Warakagoda, ornithologist; Katy Payne, acoustic biologist; Stephanie Wilson, astronaut and engineer; Shigeo Hirose, robot engineer; Hans Hass, marine biologist; Eugenie Clark, marine biologist; Natalie Starkey, geologist; Haraldur Sigurosson, geologist; Janaki Ammal, botanist; Ynes Mexia, botanist; Filippo Silvestri, entomologist; Charles Henry Turner, zoologist and entomologist; Wangari Maathai, environmental activist, received Nobel Peace Prize; Sir David Attenborough, biologist and broadcaster; Rachel Schneerson, doctor, vaccine developer; Uğur Şahin, oncologist and immunologist; Özlem Türeci, immunologist, cancer researcher; Jedidah Isler, astrophysicist; and Neta Bahcall, astrophysicist.
About the Author
Saskia Gwinn has spent nearly 20 years carefully crafting beautiful books to inspire kids of all ages. She lives in Hertfordshire, England, with her two boys who hope dinosaurs will one day revisit Earth. In the meantime she tells them that every creature on the planet has an equally exciting story to tell.
Ana Albero was born in Alicante, Spain. She studied visual communication at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, and illustration at the Berlin University of the Arts. She is now based in Berlin, where she works primarily in graphite and colored pencil creating vibrant textured images inspired by old pictures and movies. She is the illustrator of
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