Paperback 8x8, 32 pages saddle stitched on 160 gloss, full colour throughout.
Answer to secret morse code: "We hope you enjoy the book".
Now young children can read the true story of the famous inventor.
Why did the world-famous scientist come to Newfoundland in December 1901. What secret
experiments did he carry out on Signal Hill in St. John's? And why did he feel he had to keep them
secret? What was Marconi's invention and how has it saved numerous lives and changed the world
Marconi's life and work are revealed through the eyes of two young children, Molly and Sam, as they
visit Signal Hill and are told the story by their grandfather.
The book contains the Morse code and secret message for children to decode themselves.
About the Author
Author Susan Chalker Browne is a writer, journalist and teacher. Marconi's Secret is the first book
in a children's history series which uses the National Historic Sites of Newfoundland and Labrador
as settings. Browne also writes a monthly newspaper column and has had articles published across
Canada and the United states. She has picked up writing awards from the Newfoundland and
Labrador's Arts and Letters Competition, the Nova Scotia Writers' Federation and CBC Radio.
Susan Chalker Browne lives in St. John's Newfoundland with her husband Dennis and their four
Mel D'Souza is well known to us all through his illustrations in Downhomer Magazine. Mel's roots
go back to Goa, a Portuguese enclave in India, and he now lives in Brampton, Ontario. But at heart
Mel is a true Newfoundlander. He travels Newfoundland whenever possible sketching and taking
photographs. He especially loves the south coast and plans to settle there some day.