Nano book gets top US prize


The book Nano: The Spectacular Science of the Very (Very) Small authored by LCN scientist Dr Jess Wade has been awarded the silver medal for the Bank Street 2022 Cook Prize (  The Cook Prize, honours the best STEM picture book for children aged 8-10, and is the only . It is the only US-based national children’s choice award honouring a STEM book.  Following the award, medallist will produce a 15-minute video on their work, which will be featured on the Centre for Children’s Literature website. (

This accolade comes along starred reviews in a range of mainstream journals, and expansion to Nano into paperback, audiobook and translation into five languages (and growing).