The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science

Written by: Joyce Sidman Illustrated by: photography by Joyce Sidman, illustrations by Maria Merian For Ages: 10-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Trailblazers, Women in Science, Artists. Summary: This book covers the life of Maria Merian, trailblazing scientific illustrator born in 1647. When she was 13, Maria became fascinated by insects and cocoons….