This series of biographies recounts the life stories of some of the world?s most innovative scientists. Their childhoods, their discoveries, and their legacies all make fascinating reading. Science notes interspersed through the text are stuffed with interesting facts, and straight-forward explanations about each scientists? discoveries. The book is completed with pull-out quotes, and information boxes that add even more detail to the text. Each books has a quiz to help consolidate learning, and a glossary, further reading section, and index.