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The Matilda Effect #2020

The Matilda Effect Matilda loves science and inventing Her heroes are Marie Curie Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Edison and one day she wants to be a famous inventor herself So when she doesn t win the school science fa

  • Title: The Matilda Effect
  • Author: Ellie Irving
  • ISBN: 9780552568371
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Matilda Effect By Ellie Irving, Matilda loves science and inventing Her heroes are Marie Curie, Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Edison, and one day she wants to be a famous inventor herself So when she doesn t win the school science fair, she s devastated especially as the judges didn t believe she d come up with her entry on her own Because she s a girl.When Matilda shares her woes with her Grandma JoMatilda loves science and inventing Her heroes are Marie Curie, Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Edison, and one day she wants to be a famous inventor herself So when she doesn t win the school science fair, she s devastated especially as the judges didn t believe she d come up with her entry on her own Because she s a girl.When Matilda shares her woes with her Grandma Joss, she s astonished to learn her grandma was once a scientist herself an astrophysicist, who discovered her very own planet Trouble is, Grandma Joss was also overlooked her boss, Professor Smocks, stole her discovery for himself And he s about to be presented with a Nobel Prize.Matilda concocts a plan They ll crash the award ceremony and tell everyone the truth So begins a race against time and against Matilda s strict mum and dad on a journey through Paris, Hamburg and Stockholm, and on which they encounter a famous film star, a circus, and a wanted diamond thief

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    1. This book will move you from your house to Matilda s amazing adventure Matilda loved her grandad who was an inventor, when she dies she is devastated At her school, there is an invention competition, she loses to Thomas Thomas Much to her surprise, she discovers her granny discovered her own planet however, cruel Mr Smocks stole th planet from her and is due to win a Nobel prize can Matilda and her granny journey to Nobel prize awards before it is to late This book was rated five stars because, [...]

    2. In her latest novel, Ellie Irving tells the story of aspiring inventor Matilda as she journeys to Switzerland with her Granny Joss to get the Nobel Prize which has been stolen by a man, but rightfully belongs to her gran This is delightfully silly and has such a colourful, zany cast of characters who really had me giggling throughout I thought many of the people Matilda and Granny meet along the way celebrated the good in humanity, no matter how hidden it may be I was thrilled to learn about fe [...]

    3. A warm hearted, funny, madcap adventure with a gorgeous message about speaking up and giving credit where it s due Matilda is a lovely heroine, and this book is going to get kids very fired up about science in general and female scientists in particular Bravo 8 Please note this review is meant as a recommendation only Please do not use it in any marketing material, online or in print, without asking permission from me first Thank you

    4. I work with children and I know that they ll love this book It s full of fun, madcap adventures, a strong and positive message for children and girls in particular to follow their dreams and lots of interesting science information and experiments I really enjoyed it Would thoroughly recommend.

    5. A lovely, exciting story for KS2 pupils promoting science and particularly the notion that girls can be scientists The Matilda Effect is men taking credit for female discoveries inventions.

    6. 3.5 A fun adventure with strong messages of loyalty, chasing your dreams and the importance of believing in yourself Also has strong themes of women in science.

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