Florence Nightingale
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Florence Nightingale

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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.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 259.08 x 261.62 x 10.16mm | 340.19g
  • Henry Holt & Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0805097295
  • 9780805097290
  • 387,235

About Demi

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.show more

Review quote

"Demi uses her characteristically delicate, gold-accented style of artwork [in] this straightforward, comprehensible biography."--"Publishers Weekly"show more

Rating details

228 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 26% (59)
4 43% (97)
3 28% (64)
2 3% (7)
1 0% (1)
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