Who Did It First?
50 Scientists, Artists and Mathematicians Who Revolutionized the World
 
Julie Leung
Price  499.00
Who Did It First? is a boldly illustrated compendium featuring the women and men who were pioneers of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. Written by Julie Leung and gorgeously illustrated by Caitlin Kuhwald, Who Did It First? introduces us to fifty pioneering scientists, artists and mathematicians from around the globe who inspired the world. You likely know that Mae Jemison was the first African American woman in space. And maybe you know that Jane Goodall was the first human accepted into a chimpanzee community. You might not know that Alan Turing was the first person to introduce the concept of artificial intelligence. Or that Tu Youyou was the first Chinese woman to win a Nobel Prize. Who Did It First? brings together all of these trailblazers - women and men - into one stunning package. Features biographical information on fifty people alongside gorgeous illustrations. The book will include both well-known figures and lesser-known heroes and will be a celebration of the folks who braved uncharted waters, to pave the path for future generations.
ISBN 9781529033182Category ChildrenSubcategory Non-fiction
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint Macmillan Children's BooksPublished 06/02/2020
Format OtherBinding HardbackPage extent 128
Age group Juvenile Non-
author note
Julie Leung was raised in the sleepy suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia, though... »