“Celebrating women scientists and their incredible work is so important in our increasingly climate-risked world. A must-read for all.” ~ Sunita Narain, World renowned environmentalist.
AdiDev Press brings to you, Women in Science, an exciting new box set from the value-oriented series, Learning to be. This set includes four board books with inspiring, true stories of four pioneering South Asian women in science.
The set includes the following titles: Commitment with Bibha Chowdhuri (physicist), Courage with Anandibai Joshee (doctor), Passion with Aditi Pant (oceanographer), and Perseverance with Janaki Ammal (botanist). The story of these incredible women is sure to inspire and encourage many young children to pursue their dreams.
Through these stories, children can explore how these outstanding women overcame their respective challenges to achieve pathbreaking success in their chosen fields.
• Discover courage with Anandibai Joshee, who overcame grief, fear, ill-health and societal pressures to become of the first Indian women with a degree in western medicine.
• Discover commitment with Bibha Chowdhuri, the first Indian woman physicist who discovered sub-atomic particles called ‘mesons’. Her discoveries lay the groundwork for the work of Nobel prize winner, C F Powell.
• Discover passion with Aditi Pant, who pursued her passion for science and adventure to become the first Indian woman oceanographer. She was one of the two women on the team that helped to build India’s first lab in Antarctica.
• Discover perseverance with Janaki Ammal, the first Indian woman botanist. Her pioneering work helped to improve native plants and improved farmers’ lives.
These books have been written by award-winning author and poet, Pervin Saket, using simple language and verse. Each book in the set has been illustrated by a different South Asian illustrator, allowing children to explore various visual styles. Each book ends with an inspirational message and has a historical timeline that showcases the journey of the protagonist, making this box set an outstanding addition to your child's library.
This set is simply the perfect way to introduce little readers to BIG VALUES!