The magic-seeking childhood of a boy who grows up to be the world’s greatest alchemist–Isaac Newton. Discover it for yourself wherever books are sold!
This fall, I went to Grantham, England, which every two years holds a joyful celebration of the life of crusty old Isaac Newton. The town is near Newton’s birthplace, the amazing Woolthorpe Manor: a perfectly preserved farmhouse where you can see the VERY ROOM where Newton did his experiments with light and prisms. Grantham is…
Mary Losure writes innovative nonfiction (and the occasional fantasy) for kids.
Her books have been praised in The Wall Street Journal, Kirkus, Booklist, School Library Journal, and other publications and have been selected for several “best of” lists for children’s literature.
Her most recent book, Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal’d (Candlewick, February 2017), has received three starred reviews.