Each book in this series traces the life of a famous scientist or inventor, from their childhood and education through their sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the discoveries or inventions for which they are best known. A timeline at the end of each book summarizes key milestones and achievements of each scientist.
Nick Hunter has written many non-fiction books for children. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Catherine Chambers was born in Adelaide, Australia, and was brought up in the UK. She has written about 120 books for children and young adults on all kinds of subjects, including history, biographies, science and the arts.