Frederick Banting

Overview

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.

About the Author

Stephen Eaton Hume

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014

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.