Welbeck Children's Do No Harm
Welbeck Children's Do No Harm

Do No Harm

By Nick Arnold


Publication Date: November 9, 2021

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

For the gruesomely curious or medically minded, this romp through the history of medicine packs in the fascinating and often macabre ideas and practices employed during humanity's constant battle against illness and injury.Discover the pills and potions that often did more harm than good, the bizarre treatments and torturous surgeries. As well as finding strange and little-known stories, readers will also develop a deeper understanding of the pioneers and pivotal discoveries that paved the way for the modern medicine we often take for granted today. Delightfully Gothic illustration brings the information to life, complemented by photographs of key artefacts.

About the Author

Nick Arnold is a British writer of science books for children. He is best known for the long series Horrible Science. Nick Arnold has loved writing ever since he was a boy. Due to his success, he now lives in a big old haunted house in western England, where he likes to eat pizza and ride his bicycle.Stephanie von Reiswitz is an artist and illustrator with a penchant for the mysterious and the darkly funny. Educated in Brussels and London, she graduated from Central St Martin's. She lives and works in London, and in her spare time she can be found taking part in sinister theatrical events, or playing in various musical ensembles and circumstances.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 128 pages

Publisher: Welbeck Children's

Publication Date: November 9, 2021

ISBN: 9781783127573

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