Aussie STEM Stars: Suzy Urbaniak


Author: Cristy Burne

Aussie STEM Stars is an inspiring children's series that celebrates Australia's experts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

About Suzy Urbaniak

'Many people tend to follow the crowd, but never ask ‘Why?’ Suzy Urbaniak taught me so many things. This new way of thinking changed how I view the world.' — Year 6 CoRE Student, 2022

Geologist Suzy Urbaniak is a limbo-dancer, a crepe-baker, a risk-taker and a question-asker. Winner of the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prize for her out-of-the-box teaching, Suzy is all about passion, innovation, and doing things your own way.

Because life is what’s out there, in #therealclassroom

About this series

Each book is written by an award-winning children’s author and celebrates the real-life stories of some of Australia’s top scientists and inventors, chosen on the basis of their pioneering work. Themes explored include childhood, school, family, and formative experiences, what inspired them to pursue their chosen path, how they persevered in the face of challenges, and their contribution to science all over the world.

 Age Recommendation: 9-14

Format Paperback
ISBN 9781925893786
Number of pages 176
Width 129 Millimeters
Thickness 15 Millimeters
Height 198 Millimeters
Unit weight 165 Grams