SciBooks for Children
Journeys in the human body – December 2018
This SciCom project was born from the collaboration of Institut Curie (Paris) with Fondation Ipsen and consists in the publication in December 2018 of illustrated science books that relay biological and medical science for children. Discover these original stories where proteins and molecules are the heroes (for kids aged 5-10).
This series of science books for children has been developed with researchers from Institut Curie (Paris): Dr.Inna Kuperstein, Dr.Marine Stefanutti and Dr.Olga Markova.
Cadherin is looking for a friend
How proteins move in the cell?
By Olga Markova
Cadherin is a small protein waking up one day and feeling terribly alone near her house named “Golgi”. She refused much longer her loneliness and start a journey across this universe called “Cell”, looking for a friend…Order
Mister Cancer wants to occupy every space
Story of a disrupted cell
By Inna Kuperstein
Everything was fine in the human body until the day when a cell multiplied itself to occupy every space and became Mister Cancer. How the immune system and Doctor “Chemo Magician” will arrest Mister Cancer?Order
Kimy gives the alert
Story of the immune system
By Marine Stefanutti
Kimy is a chemokine living in Alyssa’s body to help her to stay healthy. But, one day…It’s the red altert! Some bacteria are trying to invade Alyssa’s skin!Order