Atomics for the millions by Maxwell Leigh Edinoff and Hyman Ruchlis was the first book illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
In this post I propose you some illustration from the book that I found on the blog Collection children's books:
I choise some illustrations from the post. In particular, after the Einstein's portrait, the following two: in the first we can see the dance of the atoms: they bound with others in order to compose molecules. In the second there is a brief pictoric description of the radiation (left) and of the core of a nuclear power:
Thanks to Peppe Liberti