This book follows Marconi's life from his upbringing in Italy to his work in London on inventing and perfecting the radio. As well as telling his life story this book combines science boxes which explain the science behind his discovery with contemporary quotes which show how he made an impact on his world.
Towards the end of the book it discusses Marconi's influence as an individual and a scientist on the wider world, giving the reader an insight into how he fits into the context of 20th Century history as a whole.
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Full of fascinating, thumbnail details. ( The Daily Telegraph)
this handy and friendly foursome, with a good standard of relevant illustration, is well worth the outlay of a few Faradays. ( Books for Keeps)
A superb series...These books would be excellent both for a library and for children and teachers to read as part of a science course. ( TES)
Biography of Guglielmo Marconi looking at the impact his invention of the radio had on the world.
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Descrizione libro Hodder Children's Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Best quality EX-LIBRARY copy, may have some stamps, marks etc Another Croaking bargain from the Frog !!!. Codice libro della libreria mon0001460771
Descrizione libro Hodder Children's Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. An EX LIBRARY copy in VERY GOOD overall condition. May have some library stamps, marks etc. Codice libro della libreria mon0001432945
Descrizione libro Hardback. Condizione libro: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Codice libro della libreria GOR002127157