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Isabel Thomas

Isabel Thomas is a science writer and author of more than 150 books about science and nature for young audiences. She was awarded the 2020 AAAS Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books, and has previously been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize. Isabel also writes for science magazines and works with organisations such as Wellcome Trust and the University of Oxford to create outreach resources, inspiring children from diverse backgrounds to pursue STEM careers.

Isabel holds an MA in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford, and an MPhil in Educational Research from the University of Cambrdige. She lives in Cambridge, UK, with her husband and three young sons.