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Events for young people

About my books, my writing life, creative writing, about reading, or any combination of these.

Discoveries

Weird and wonderful facts about discoveries that have helped change our world

Inventions

Weird and wonderful facts about inventions ...

Transport

A feast of weird and wonderful facts about transport

Rift

In a vast African landscape, four teenagers and a journalist vanish ...

Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver is shipwrecked and washed ashore on the exotic island of Lilliput ...

Another novel

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The Fight against Microbes: Pasteur’s Story

pasteur001-cThe true story of a man who helped save millions of lives.

 

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.’

TES MAGAZINE

‘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]