Dr Jess Wade and Melissa Castrillon

Dr Jess Wade and Melissa Castillon talk about their book  Nano: The Spectacular Science of the Very (Very) Small.

This exciting nonfiction picture book introduces young readers to the fascinating (and cutting-edge) science of the very, very small.

Everything is made from something – but the way we make things, from the materials we use to the science and technology involved, is changing fast. Nano offers a fascinating narrative introduction to this cutting-edge area of STEM, better known by the name “nanotechnology”. With words by Dr Jess Wade – a highly-skilled physicist and trailblazing campaigner for diversity in STEM fields – and beautiful, dynamic pictures by award-winning artist Melissa Castrillon, this is the perfect book for budding young scientists and engineers.