Rachel Corcoran

The Extraordinary Life of Amelia Earhart
  • The Extraordinary Life of Amelia Earhart

  • The story of a pilot who broke records and made history.

    AMELIA EARHART
    broke flying records, wrote best-selling books, launched a fashion label and fought for the rights of female pilots everywhere. Her disappearance, in the midst of her attempt to circumnavigate the globe, is one of history's greatest unsolved mysteries, and today she is remembered as not only the first female pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean, but for being a bold, brace and adventurous woman who fought tirelessly for what she believed.

    Extraordinary Lives is a bold, inclusive biography series shining a light on modern and historical figures. Entertaining, accessible and educational, they are the perfect introductions to these amazing people and their achievements.

    Collect them all!
    Michelle Obama
    Malala Yousafzai
    Stephen Hawking
    Neil Armstrong
    Katherine Johnson
    Anne Frank
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Rosa Parks
    Mary Seacole

    Coming in 2020:
    Greta Thunberg
    Alan Turing
    Freddie Mercury
    Serena Williams
    Steve Jobs
    Amelia Earhart
    Nelson Mandela

Puffin (Author) Since publishing a series of non-fiction in 1940, Puffin has grown to become one of the most iconic children's entertainment brands in the world. Publishing stories for children from 0 -12 Puffin is home to famous authors, illustrators and children's brands including Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson, Malorie Blackman, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Snowman and Diary of a Wimpy Kid to name but a few. Many of these stories live beyond the book and have inspired films, music and games. Puffin is always on the look-out for new talent and is committed to giving children access to stories, through innovative formats and partnerships; ensuring that the magic of imagination passes from one generation to the next. Dream big, Read Puffin. Sheila Kanani (Author) Dr Sheila Kanani is a space cadet, with her head high up in the clouds, even though her feet are firmly on planet Earth. Sheila became interested in space and astronomy at the age of 13 and her passion sky-rocketed from there. She has a PhD in planetary science and her favourite planet is Saturn. Her favourite 'work' interests are teaching GCSE Astronomy and giving public talks to audiences of all ages and sizes, while representing her place of work, the Royal Astronomical Society, which she adores.

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