Because of his work, the diseases that had killed people for centuries were finally defeated. His imagination, patience and clear thinking have transformed our world for ever.
Illustrated by Christian Birmingham
‘Beverley Birch interweaves historical detail and scientific understanding to create lively narrative accounts of some of the greatest discoveries of modern science. The reader shares in the tension building up to the moment of discovery and gains insights into the everyday life and feelings that form the backdrop.’
‘It is a wise publisher who has engaged the talents of Beverley Birch in the teaching of science to children.’
BOOKS FOR KEEPS
[Published by Mathew Price Ltd]