Medicine

A Magnificently Illustrated History

Briony Hudson, illustrated by Nick Taylor
AUD $29.99
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This visually extraordinary book presents the history of medicine as it has never been seen before... perfect for readers aged 9+.

From potions and ointments to modern day bionics, the journey through medicine has been one full of experiments, trials and breakthroughs. Humankind's battle to stay alive has been horrifying, bizarre and exhilarating, and there is still a long way to go.

Uniquely presented through a series of posters, comic-strip retelling, timelines, newspaper articles and much more, this strikingly illustrated book charts the history of medicine in engaging and unusual ways - guaranteed to keep children gripped. With expert text written by pharmacy historian, Briony Hudson and stunning graphic artwork by Nick Taylor.

Author bio:

Briony Hudson is a museum curator, historian and lecturer, living and working in the UK. She is the author of many published works and has worked with many institutions and organisations including the Royal College of Physicians, The Science Musuem, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Wellcome Library.

Nick Taylor is an illustrator and graphic artist based in Nottinghamshire, UK. His background in printmaking constantly informs the image-making process, and his inspirations include vintage Penguin book covers, 70's sci-fi films, old issues of Graphis magazine, discovering unheard vinyl treasures, the mysteries of the cosmos and his small but thoughtfully curated stamp collection.

Category: Health
ISBN: 9781787419377
Publisher: Bonnier
Imprint: Big Picture
Pub Date: August 2022
Page Extent: 80
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 9 - 12
Subject: History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)