ACHUKA Book of the Day 24 Jun 2021
“We need more beautifully illustrated and involving non-fiction like this. Wade and Castrillon introduce nanoscience with perfect clarity and inviting pictures.” Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times
“Written by a highly skilled physicist with beautiful art from Castrillon.” Fiona Noble, The Bookseller
“Another beautiful picture book for five-plus, plunging deep into the world of atoms, materials applications of nanoscience, with accessible text and richly shaded pictures.” The Guardian
“A notable addition to scientific non-fiction books for young children. Nano succeeds in making a complex area of science inviting, by being immensely accessible and attractive to the general reader.” BfK
Everything is made from something – but the way we make things, from the materials we use to the science and technology involved, is changing fast. Nano offers a fascinating narrative introduction to this cutting-edge area of STEM, better known by the name “nanotechnology”.
With words by Dr Jess Wade – a highly skilled physicist and trailblazing campaigner for diversity in STEM fields – and beautiful, dynamic pictures by award-winning artist Melissa Castrillon, this is the perfect book for budding young scientists and engineers.
Follow the illustrator on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melissa.castrillon/
A taste of the author’s infectious enthusiasm for science: