Cristy Burne – AUTHOR AND STEM CREATIVE

story, science, technology and creativity

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Fiona Wood: Inventor of spray-on skin

Fiona Wood cover 3D

Written by Cristy Burne

Published by Wild Dingo Press, 1 September 2020

ISBN: 9781925893281 (paperback)

– SHORTLISTED 2021 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
– SHORTLISTED 2020 Australian Book Design Awards

About the book

An authorised biography of burns surgeon, inventor and Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Wood, written especially for ages 10+. An inspiring true story of spirit and stamina, generosity and courage. Narrative non-fiction. 

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