Could you be EXTRAORDINARY? This book will inspire you with the real-life stories of extraordinary people, showcasing a total variety of personalities and talents. Whoever you are, and whoever you want to be, read about the extraordinary stories of these 15 people, and decide how YOU will be extraordinary too!
From around the world and throughout history, discover unsung heroes - and some well-known faces - brought to life with astonishing story-telling and illustration.
Meet an artist, scientist, medic, environmentalist, musician, activist, writer, politician, and even a spy . . . above all, discover that there are MANY ways to be extraordinary and to make a real difference in the world.
Featuring the real-life stories of: Aeham Ahmad, David Attenborough, Mo Farah, Keiko Fukuda, Stephen Hawking, Frida Kahlo, Abdul Kalam, Judith Kerr, Wangari Maathai, Nelson Mandela, David Nott, Michelle Obama, Krystyna Skarbek, Alan Turing, Sau Lan Wu
Children’s author and Puffin World of Stories ambassador Nathan Bryon has pulled together a selection of his favourite upcoming debuts and recent releases from new Black authors and illustrators. Get ready to make room on your bookshelf!
We’re all capable of achieving remarkable things during our lifetime but you don’t have to become a spy or an Olympic athlete to be considered phenomenal. We’re all extraordinary in our own way! Rashmi Sirdeshpande, the author of How To Be Extraordinary, shares the top ways children (and adults) can be exceptional every day.