More About the Author
Steve Parker has written or contributed to more than 300 books and 100 websites in the areas of science and nature, and visits schools and other centres throughout Britain to hold workshops and fun events. Formerly on the staff at London's Natural History Museum, Steve is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society and winner of several awards. In 2014 his title "Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine" (DK) reached the New York Times Bestseller Top 10 and won the British Medical Association Book Award for Public Understanding of Science. In 2013 he received the UK School Libraries Association Information Book for "Science Crazy" (QED). Away from all that, Steve enjoys music, real ales, and also walking, cycling and swimming (but as yet he has not attempted a triathlon).