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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 ...

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The Search for Radium: Marie Curie’s Story

curie001-cThe true story of one woman’s resolute intelligence, and the ways in which the world changed because of her discover.

Her extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live.

 

Ilustrated 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]