Sponsored Collection

Atlantic Books for the Holidays


Frederick Banting

Hero, Healer, Artist

by Stephen Eaton Hume

0 ratings
0 of 5
comments: 0
reviews: 0
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.

list price: $15.95
also available: eBook
category: Medical
published: 2000
publisher: Dundurn

Frederick Banting was a surgeon and a decorated war hero when he had the idea to develop insulin in 1920, This achievement earned him the 1923 Nobel Prize for medicine, a knighthood, and the gratitude of diabetics around the world.

close this panel
Contributor notes

Stephen Eaton Hume has published a young-adult novel, a creative non-fiction, a biography, and three picture books. His articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Medical Post, the Vancouver Sun, and other publications. He teaches in the English Department at the University of Victoria.

close this panel

Buy this book at:

About the Author

Stephen Eaton Hume

Stephen Eaton Hume teaches creative writing at the University of Victoria. He has published three picture books: Midnight on the Farm, Rainbow Bay, and Red Moon Follows Truck. His children's novel A Miracle for Maggie, available from Dundurn,was nominated for the Canadian Library Association's Children's Book of the Year. He has also published the biography Frederick Banting: Hero, Healer, Artist for young people.
Author profile page >

Other titles by Stephen Eaton Hume

more >

User Activity

more >
Contacting facebook
Please wait...