9780805097290

Florence Nightingale

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805097290

  • ISBN10:

    0805097295

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/4/2014
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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

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