Author(s): Anita Croy
Raised in rural Pennsylvania, Rachel Carson was a pioneer in combining the disciplines of the arts and science, specifically writing and biology. She is famous for alerting the world to the danger of pesticides and other manmade farming chemicals through her writings, including her bestselling book, Silent Spring.
Find out about how Carson saved the world from an environmental disaster in this informative, fun-filled biography for younger readers. She loved the natural world and thought it could give us a wealth of knowledge. With colourful illustrations, varied page layouts and quirky design, this book will captivate and enthral any child with an interest in the environment, and may even inspire this interest in those who haven't yet appreciated nature's wonders.
Learn what the work of brilliant scientist Rachel Carson can tell us about life and society. From writing about the ocean like a poet, to exposing the danger of pesticides to the world, Carson led an extraordinary life. Discover more about the world we live in by reading her fascinating story!