Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

by Demi

Hardcover(First Edition)

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Florence Nightingale revolutionized the world of medicine by emphasizing cleanliness, food that was hot and nutritious, and organization in hospitals. What began as an attempt to make army hospitals safer and more effective became a lifelong mission, and remains relevant today.

This new picture book biography of Florence Nightingale, from celebrated author and artist Demi, beautifully portrays the story of Florence's life and explores the long-lasting effects of her career.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805097290
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication date: 02/04/2014
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: NC1020L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Demi is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for children, including The Empty Pot, Liang and His Magic Paintbrush, and Buddha Stories. She lives in Washington state.

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