Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought) (Hardcover)

By Kathleen Krull, Kathryn Hewitt (Illustrator)
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This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of... series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest scientists.

About the Author

Kathleen Krull is a prominent biographer for young people. Her Wilma Unlimited was named an ALA Notable Book; her Lives of the Musicians was a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Award winner; and her other nonfiction has won countless other awards. Kathleen also wrote A Woman for President: The Story of Victoria Woodhull for Walker & Company. She and her husband, illustrator Paul Brewer, live in San Diego, California.

Kathryn Hewitt's caricatures of famous figures led kids to dub the "Lives of . . ." series the "Big Head" books. She has illustrated many books for young readers, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Santa Monica, California. Visit her website at
Product Details
ISBN: 9780152059095
ISBN-10: 0152059091
Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company
Publication Date: July 9th, 2013
Pages: 96
Language: English