Did you know that scientific genius Stephen Hawking loved playing practical jokes? Or that Greta Thunberg crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a boat to take a powerful stand? Have you read Michelle Obama’s speech to young girls, or Mahatma Gandhi’s powerful words about equality?
Packed full of incredible stories, fantastic facts and dynamic illustrations that make them entertaining, accessible and educational, Extraordinary Lives is the perfect introduction to the world’s most incredible people and their achievements, sure to inspire the scientists, activists and writers of the future.
Available for the first time in a box set, this inspirational and inclusive series shines a light on eight incredible modern and historical figures. Incredible people, essential topics:
From world history to the climate crisis, physics to technology, the books explore topics of perennial interest to young people, and encourage fascinating conversation.