• Anthology of Amazing Women
    Anthology of Amazing Women
    This beautifully illustrated collection tells the aw e-inspiring stories of 50 w omen w ho have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavour. Standing out for their achievements in sport, science, the arts, politics, and history, these women have made huge contributions to today's society. Featuring incredible women from the past and present such as Beyonce, Sheryl Sandberg, Mary Anning, Emmeline Pankhurst and Malala. The Anthology of Amazing Women is a wonderful read for anyone wanting to read up on the incredible women who have lived and changed our lives.

    ISBN: 9781783425020
    Publication date: 22/02/2018
    Price: $27.99
    Author: Lawrence, Sandra
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $27.99
  • Beyonce
    Beyonce
    This is the story of how a shy young girl from Houston, Texas rose to fame in one of the w orld's bestselling girl groups in history, before becoming an aw ard-w inning solo artist. This retelling of Beyonce's story is perfect for young fans to learn about the early life of a music legend, and relive her incredible rise to fame. Discover a w orld w here dreams really do come true!

    ISBN: 9781787414761
    Publication date: 07/02/2019
    Price: $14.99
    Author: Ultimate Superstars
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $14.99
  • Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
    Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
    When fourteen-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought, everyone's crops began to fail. Without enough money for food, let alone school, William spent his days in the library . . . and figured out how to bring electricity to his village. Persevering against the odds, William built a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps, and thus became the local hero who harnessed the wind.

    Lyrically told and gloriously illustrated, this story will inspire many as it shows how - even in the worst of times - a great idea and a lot of hard work can still rock the world.

    ISBN: 9780803735118
    Publication date: 19/02/2019
    Price: $37.00
    Author: Kamkwamba, William/Mealer, Bryan
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $37.00
  • Diary of a Young Girl
    Diary of a Young Girl
    Anne Frank's diary is among the most enduring documents of the 20th century. She documented her life in hiding from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944. Initially, she wrote it strictly for herself. Then, one day in 1944, Gerrit Bolkestein, a member of the Dutch government in exile, announced in a radio broadcast from London that after the war he hoped to collect eyewitness accounts of the suffering of the Dutch people under the German occupation, which could be made available to the public. As an example, he specifically mentioned letters and diaries. Anne Frank decided that when the war was over she would publish a book based on her diary.

    ISBN: 9780141315188
    Edition: NE
    Price: $17.99
    Author: Frank, Anne
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.99
  • Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson
    Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson
    In 1969 history was made when the first humans stepped on the moon. Back on earth, one woman was running the numbers that ensured they got there and back in one piece.

    As a child, Katherine Johnson loved maths. She went on to be one of the most important people in the history of space travel. Discover her incredible life story in this beautifully illustrated book complete with narrative biography, timelines and facts.

    ISBN: 9780241375440
    Publication date: 06/06/2019
    Price: $21.00
    Author: Jina, Devika
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.00
  • Greta's Story
    Greta's Story
    Greta's story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference.

    It's 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports rising temperatures, and there have been numerous fires throughout Sweden. Fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg decides she can't wait any longer- politicians have to do something to save the environment. Instead of returning to school, Greta takes a placard and goes on strike in front of Sweden's parliament building.

    Greta's protest began the Fridays for Future - or School Strike 4 Climate - movement, which millions have now joined around the world. Greta has spoken at COP24, the UN summit on climate change, and has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is her story, but also that of many other girls and boys around the world willing to fight against the indifference of the powerful for a better future.

    For readers aged 9 to 12.

    ISBN: 9781760642198
    Publication date: 19/08/2019
    Price: $24.00
    Author: Camerini, Valentina/Giovannoni, Moreno
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • It Rained Warm Bread
    It Rained Warm Bread
    Moishe was thirteen when the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939 and he was sent to Auschwitz. His home was ravaged, his family torn apart by illness and abduction. Years of brutality drew on as Moishe moved from one labor camp to the next. Finally, towards the end of the war and at the peak of Moishe's deepest despair, a simple act of kindness by a group of courageous Czech women redeemed his faith that goodness could survive the trials of war: That was the day it rained warm bread. Deftly articulated and beautifully illustrated, this is a strong addition to the ever-important genre of Holocaust testimonies.

    A Christy Ottaviano Book

    ISBN: 9781250165725
    Publication date: 13/08/2019
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Moskowitz-Sweet, Gloria/Smith< hope Anita
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $32.99
  • Jane Goodall
    Jane Goodall
    In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Jane Goodall, whose work with chimpanzees changed the way we understand animals and ourselves.

    Jane Goodall was a pioneer of primatology through her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees in Africa. When she embarked on her career, women were discouraged from conducting scientific research, especially when that work meant living side by side with wild animals. A self-taught scientist, Jane bravely ventured out into the bush of Tanzania to learn about the secret world of chimpanzees. Discover how, through perseverance and perceptive observation, she gained access to these elusive creatures and discovered that they are not so different from us.

    This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

    ISBN: 9780241377888
    Publication date: 01/08/2019
    Price: $15.99
    Author: DK Life Stories
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
  • Life of Roald Dahl: AMarvellous Adventure
    Life of Roald Dahl: AMarvellous Adventure
    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, this book traces his life from his childhood, to his time in Africa and as a fighter pilot and his early writing - leading to Roald becoming one of the funniest, most famous and best-loved children's authors of all time. The book also includes information about his legacy. A fun quiz and brief summaries of four of Roald Dahl's best-loved books (James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG) are included to inspire children to read them. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring Roald Dahl's adventures to life. Accessible to readers aged 6 and up.

    ISBN: 9781445151595
    Publication date: 14/07/2016
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Fischel, Emma
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Marie Curie
    Marie Curie
    Marie Curie was a brilliant scientist who coined the term `radioactivity', discovered polonium and radium, and helped develop treatments for cancer. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but her dedication to physics ultimately caused her death from radiation.

    From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.

    ISBN: 9781786271525
    Publication date: 01/06/2018
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Thomas, Illustrati Isabel
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.99
  • Mary and Frankenstein
    Mary and Frankenstein
    It began with a girl named Mary. She liked to daydream and imagine. And she grew up to write Frankenstein.
    The inspirational true story of the great writer Mary Shelley, brought to life for children in this stunning picture book by multi-award winning author Linda Bailey and with beautiful illustrations from Julia Sarda.
    Mary loves stories, but the stories in her daydreams are far more thrilling than those in any book. After a troubled childhood, Mary runs away to Switzerland with the famous poet Percy Bysse Shelley, her step-sister in tow. One dark and stormy night at his house by the lake, they huddle around the fire, telling ghost stories. But Mary can imagine better than those! After learning about electricity that can make dead frogs twitch, she has a nightmare that triggers the birth of one of the greatest scary stories of all time: Frankenstein...
    A perfect read for the very youngest aspiring writers, and for fans of Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell's The Sleeper and the Spindle.
    Praise for the illustrator: "Julia Sarda's illustrations are dark, dream-like, detailed" THE TIMES

    ISBN: 9781783447633
    Publication date: 05/09/2019
    Price: $18.99
    Author: Bailey, Linda
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $18.99
  • People of Peace
    People of Peace
    Learn how these heroes from history changed the world in this book packed with hundreds of incredible facts. From Martin Luther King's dream, to Gandhi's protest, to Nelson Mandela's struggle, discover how each of these people dedicated their lives to making the world a better place in their own unique, and peaceful, way. Who will you choose as your hero?

    ISBN: 9781786031488
    Publication date: 24/04/2018
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Mirza, Sandrine
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $21.99
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