Christine Schulz-Reiss
& Regina Kehn

Marie Curie -
A Woman Changes the World

Marie Curie

What exactly aroused Marie Curie’s curiosity about research and what surprises did the path to becoming a successful scientist hold in store? She coined the term radioactivity and made a significant contribution to the fight against cancer. But not only that: Marie Curie was the first woman to receive
the Nobel Prize – twice!

In the fourth volume of the series CHILDREN DISCOVER FAMOUS PEOPLE the author Christine Schulz-Reiss reports informatively and vividly on Marie Curie’s incredible life and shows young and old readers the career of an impressive woman. Illustrator Regina Kehn traces this exciting life in many detailed insights.

Kindermann Verlag

Non-fiction Picture Book

Original title: Marie Curie – eine Frau verändert die Welt
Age 7+
44 pp | € 20
hc | 240 x 295 mm
Publication: 2022

Author: Christine Schulz-Reiss
Illustrator: Regina Kehn

Rights sold: French; all other rights available, excl. Simplified Chinese


“Here the story of one of the most famous female scientists of the 19th/20th century is narrated, with all its ups and downs. At the same time the personal development [of Marie Curie] into a professor and Nobel laureate is interlinked with much that is contemporary. It is with pleasure that the reader to follows the wonderful narration by Christine Schulz-Reiss. In keeping with the flowing text, thoughtful drawings interpret the book.” – Renate Grubert, Buchkultur, winter edn. 2022

Also published in the series CHILDREN DISCOVER FAMOUS PEOPLE