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Women in Science

Women in Science

Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Board Book

Women in Science

About the Book

The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky, comes to the youngest readers in board format!

Highlighting notable women's contributions to STEM, this board book edition features simpler text and Rachel Ignotofsky's signature illustrations reimagined for young readers to introduce the perfect role models to grow up with while inspiring a love of science. 
The collection includes diverse women across various scientific fields, time periods, and geographic locations. The perfect gift for every curious budding scientist!

Product Details

On sale: June 22, 2021
Age: 0-3 years
Grade: Up to Preschool
Page count: 30 Pages
ISBN: 9780593377642
Reading level: Lexile: AD730L | Fountas/Pinnell: P

Author Bio

RACHEL IGNOTOFSKY is a New York Times-bestselling author, illustrator, designer. She graduated from Tyler School of Art's graphic design program and formerly worked as a senior designer and illustrator at Hallmark Greetings. Rachel and her work have been featured in many print and online media outlets such as Babble, the Huffington Post, Scientific American, and Buzzfeed. She is the author of The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth, Women in Science, Women in Sports, and I Love Science.


Praise for the original edition of WOMEN IN SCIENCE

"Here are physicists, astronauts, mathematicians. Vulcanologist and entomologists. Inventors and Nobel laureates. Here is inspiration." Mary Roach, author of Gulp

"A great addition to the shelf of any student, of any age."  Hope Jahren, author of Lab Girl, for The Fader

"In this wittily illustrated, accessible volume, Rachel Ignotofsky highlights 50 women who changed the course of science." –Wall Street Journal

"Beautiful and instructive." Entertainment Weekly (online)

" The must-read, girl-power STEM book." –InStyle (online)

"[A] beautifully curated collection…with a dash of whimsy thrown in." –Upworthy

" The world needs more books like this." –Scientific American's Symbiartic (online)

"Ignotofsky captures the heartbreaking inequalities that only amplify the impressiveness of these women’s feats."
– Maria Popova, Brain Pickings (online)

"A clever introduction to women scientists through history." –Science Friday