One Hundred Reasons To Hope

One Hundred Reasons To Hope

True stories of everyday heroes


"For all those finding it difficult: the sun will shine on you again and the clouds will go away. Remember that tomorrow will be a good day."

Written by Paralympian Danielle Brown MBE, and introduced by Hannah Ingram-Moore

Captain Sir Tom Moore captured the hearts of a nation, as he walked 100 laps of his garden to raise money for the NHS. He wished to celebrate many other everyday heroes from this uncertain time, and with his blessing, these one hundred stories make a book of hope for the future.

Featuring well-known stories such as Joe Wicks' family workouts, as well as stories of courage, community, everyday kindness and perseverance, such as:

Dancing binmen
Fancy-dress postal workers
Scientists racing to find a vaccine
Frontline workers who kept us all going

With lively and engaging illustrations, these are stories that will help you hope that tomorrow will be a good day.

Because hope starts with one small step . . .

Inspired by, and with the blessing of, one man and his walking frame, a £1 donation will be made to The Captain Tom Foundation for all hardback print sales in the UK and Ireland. The Captain Tom Foundation was created to inspire hope where it is needed most: combating loneliness, helping those facing bereavement, and supporting hospices - and this book celebrates the spirit of this amazing achievement.

About the authors

Adam Larkum (Illustrator)

Adam studied illustration and animation, and received a BA followed by an MA from the Edinburgh College of Art. As a student he won a competition to create a short film for MOMI and Channel 4, and once his career producing animated commercials was under way, he became an illustrator as well. He has regular columns in the UK and the US.
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Danielle Brown

Danielle is a two-times gold medal-winning Paralympian, and the first Paralympic athlete to compete on the England able-bodied team. She's now turned her talents to writing children's books, and she created this non-fiction book with the support of Captain Sir Tom's family.
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