The Extraordinary Life of Amelia Earhart

The Extraordinary Life of Amelia Earhart

Summary

Ameila Earhart was:

A pilot

A record-breaker

An inspiration

Ameila 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.

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About the authors

Dr Sheila Kanani

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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Rachel Corcoran (Illustrator)

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