Brilliant Ideas from Wonderful Women
Discover the stories behind 15 of the twentieth century's key inventions in this fun and informative treasury of trailblazing women, who each made a unique contribution to the history of science and technology.
Car heaters… Monopoly… Disposable diapers… The dishwasher… Kevlar… Maritime flares… Anti-reflective glass… Wifi… Syringes… Submarine periscopes… Diagnostic tests… Lifeboats… Windshield wipers… Ebooks… What do each of these revolutionary inventions have in common? They were all pioneered by women!
Each brilliant idea is presented with biographical information about the brilliant woman who came up with it, including what inspired them.
Aitziber Lopez grew up in Gipuzkoa, Spain. From a child, her ambition was to become a scientist, and she later graduated in Chemistry before starting her PhD research. This is her first book for children.
LUCIANO LOZANO studied an MA Illustration at EINA, and now lives and works in Barcelona. His book Operation Alphabet won the Best Foreign Book Award Junceda from the Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia (APIC).
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