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Hedy Lamarr (Little People, Big Dreams)

Young Hedy Lamarr was fascinated with machines. She love to sit with her father and hear all about scientific theories. A gifted musician and actress, she soon found fame on the stage, but her scientific curiosity never stopped. Electronics, chemistry, engineering – whatever Hedy put her mind to, she came up with ingenious inventions, blazing a trail for women in science and making great strides towards science. As well as a glittering film career, Hedy developed technology that formed the basis of WiFi and Bluetooth used in our world day.

This empowering book from the Little People, BIG DREAMS series introduces young readers to the scientific side of this glamorous Hollywood star, who is finally being given her due for her intellect as well as for her acting talent! With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Hedy’s astonishing life, this is an intriguing introduction to a woman whose curiosity broke boundaries.

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Product Details

Recommended Age 5 - 8
Author Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrator Maggie Cole
ISBN 0711246696
Publication Date Jan 3, 2023
Publisher Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Series Name Little People, BIG DREAMS
Language English