Coronavirus loses the battle

Coronavirus loses the battle
By Olga Markova

A story about fighting COVID-19


Coronavirus wants to conquer the world. Fortunately, Phagocyte and Lymphocyte are there to defend the body.

Limited edition of our “Curious minds” series, this book can be downloaded free of charge.



The author: Dr Olga MARKOVA

Biophysicist Olga Markova works at the interface between physics and aa biology, on the functioning of the cell, at the Institut Curie. Also a graduate of the Kiev Art School, she illustrates and writes the scientific books “Esprits Curieux” for children.


The “Curious minds” series

Inviting the youngest to discover scientific knowledge by favouring a simple and fun approach

Produced in partnership with Institut Curie | Association Actine, Fondation Ipsen, and Editions du Buveur d’Encre, the albums of the collection “Curious minds” are written by biologists.

The illustrations are based on scientific observations and a glossary with a series of games at the end of the book helps understanding.

Sales revenue is reinvested in the development of the collection. The books are available at your usual bookseller or on the Actine association’s website.


Age: from 4 years old

Pagination: 32 pages

Language: English/ French

Publication: June 2020


ISBN: 978-2-914686-99-0 (ePub_version anglaise)/ 978-2-914686-98-3 (ePub_version française)