Rosalind Franklin (Little People, Big Dreams)

Author(s): Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara; Naomi Wilkinson (Illustrator)

Picture Storybooks

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Rosalind Franklin, the scientist who was crucial to the discovery of the double helix in DNA.

Little Rosalind was born in London to a Jewish family who valued education and public service. Having studied physics and chemistry at Cambridge University, Rosalind moved to Paris to perfect her life's work in X-ray crystallography. She then moved back to King's College London, where she would work on finding the structure of DNA with Maurice Wilkins. After a fallout, Maurice used Rosalind's "photo 51" to create a DNA model with Francis Crick. Rosalind's contribution was not acknowledged until after her death. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant scientist's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780711259560
  • : Quarto Publishing Group UK
  • : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • : August 2021
  • : {"length"=>["24"], "width"=>["19.5"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara; Naomi Wilkinson (Illustrator)
  • : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara; Naomi Wilkinson (Illustrator)
  • : 32
  • : 32
  • : English
  • : English
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback