A Scientist Like Me
Author: Dr Shini Somara
Illustrator: Nadja Sarell
Electrifying illustrations and an empowering story combine to introduce young readers to the world of science, observation and problem-solving.
Theres NOTHING that Ruben doesnt find fascinating. Why do leaves change colour? What makes ice cream melt? On a trip to the beach with his mum, he discovers how the world works and the brilliant scientists who have helped us understand it. Maybe he can try out some awesome experiments and become a scientist too?
With pages encouraging kids to try out their very own science experiments such as germinating seeds and writing with invisible ink, this brilliant picture book written by scientist and TV presenter Dr Shini Somara unlocks a love of science and celebrates women in STEM.
Author: Dr Shini Somara is a mechanical engineer who loves to introduce scientific concepts to broader audiences. She has fronted science programming on the BBC, Al Jazeera America, Sky, Discovery and The Science Channel. Shini is an advocate for STEM education, encouraging women and girls in particular to empower themselves by studying these subjects.