The magic-seeking childhood of a boy who grows up to be the world’s greatest alchemist–Isaac Newton. A true story, coming VERY SOON to a bookstore near you!
Recently I did magick-and-alchemy shows in two wonderful local independent bookstores, Red Balloon and Wild Rumpus. Real alchemy, in case you wondered, was just stirring things together and watching what happened. It was making what we would now call “chemical reactions.” But 400 years ago, before science as we know it was invented, what happened often looked…
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.