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              DK Life Stories Queen Elizabeth II: Amazing people who have shaped our world
               

              DK Life Stories Queen Elizabeth II: Amazing people who have shaped our world (Hardback)

              By DK

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              • Pub Date
                29 Sep 20

              Discover the inspiring story of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, in this fascinating kids' biography. At just 25 years of age, Princess Elizabeth succeeded King George VI to the British throne. This compelling book looks at Elizabeth's life as ...both a public and private figure. It traces her early years as a princess, her experiences in the women's army during World War II, her coronation, and her life as queen both at home and in the public eye. The book looks at Elizabeth's marriage to Prince Philip, her husband of more than 70 years, and her life as a mother to her four children, including her eldest son Prince Charles, the heir to the throne. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn how Elizabeth has worked alongside 13 British prime ministers, met leaders from around the world, and has remained a stable presence as head of the British royal family. This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.
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              ISBN 9780241413838
              Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Anne Frank

              DK Life Stories Anne Frank (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Ager, Charlotte

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              In this biography, discover the incredible story of Anne Frank, the courageous young writer who hid from the Nazis during World War II. Anne Frank's diary is read by children and adults worldwide. It tells two stories: one of an extraordinary young girl living in hiding during on...e of the most fearsome times in history, and one of a relatable young girl facing the same questions and troubles that kids come up against today. Learn how both sides of this puzzle made up the person who is Anne Frank. Meet her family and friends, explore The Annex where they hid, and see her story put in historical context alongside information about World War II and the Holocaust, and Hitler and Nazi Germany. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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              ISBN 9780241301869
              Released NZ 8 Jan 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Helen Keller

              DK Life Stories Helen Keller (Hardback)

              By Romero, Libby; Illustrated by Ager, Charlotte

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              In this kids' biography, discover the inspiring story of Helen Keller, who overcame the odds by learning to understand and communicate with the world. Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing due to an early childhood illness and spent the first 6 years of her life unable to inter...act with other people. She remained isolated from the outside world until Anne Sullivan came to work as her teacher. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Helen Keller's amazing life and achievements - how she learned to read Braille and speak, go to college, write books, and ultimately revolutionize the world through her activism on behalf of the deaf and blind. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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              ISBN 9780241322932
              Released NZ 8 Jan 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Amelia Earhart

              DK Life Stories Amelia Earhart (Hardback)

              By Romero, Libby

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              Discover the inspiring story of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history, in this fascinating kids' biography. At just 25 years of age, Princess Elizabeth succeeded King George VI to the British throne. This compelling book looks at Elizabeth's life, bo...th as a public and private figure. It traces her early years as a princess, her experiences in the women's army during World War II, her marriage to Prince Philip, her husband of more than 70 years, and her life as a mother to her four children, including her eldest son Prince Charles, the heir to the throne. The book traces the lead-up to Elizabeth's coronation and her life as queen both at home and in the public eye. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn how Elizabeth has worked alongside 13 British prime ministers, met leaders from around the world, and has remained a stable presence as head of the British royal family. This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.
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              ISBN 9780241411551
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Jane Goodall

              DK Life Stories Jane Goodall (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Ager, Charlotte; By Romero, Libby

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              In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Jane Goodall, whose work with chimpanzees changed the way we understand animals and ourselves. Jane Goodall was a pioneer of primatology through her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees in Africa. When she embarked on her ca...reer, women were discouraged from conducting scientific research, especially when that work meant living side by side with wild animals. A self-taught scientist, Jane bravely ventured out into the bush of Tanzania to learn about the secret world of chimpanzees. Discover how, through perseverance and perceptive observation, she gained access to these elusive creatures and discovered that they are not so different from us. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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              ISBN 9780241377888
              Released NZ 20 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Jesse Owens: Amazing people who have shaped our world

              DK Life Stories Jesse Owens: Amazing people who have shaped our world (Hardback)

              By Buckley, James, Jr

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              Discover the inspiring story of Jesse Owens, African American track-and-field athlete and Olympic gold medalist, in this fascinating kids' biography. Jesse Owens is one of the most famous athletes of all time, but he experienced discrimination throughout his athletic career, such... as having to stay at a different hotel to his teammates, because of the color of his skin. However, he went on to win an incredible four gold medals at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games. This biography, ideal for kids aged 8-11, charts the major events of Jesse's life; from his childhood growing up on a farm in Alabama before his family moved to Ohio in search of better opportunities, to the beginning of his running career and years as a world record-breaking student athlete while working part-time jobs, all the way to the Olympics and beyond. DK Life Stories goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.
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              ISBN 9780241413845
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Leonardo da Vinci

              DK Life Stories Leonardo da Vinci (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen

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              Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the remarkable artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance, in this fascinating kids' biography. Leonardo was a creative genius who wanted to understand how things worked. This book traces his life, from his birth i...n a hilltop village near Florence, Italy, to his apprenticeship as an artist, through to his work as a painter, sculptor, and engineer. Leonardo made hundreds of wonderful drawings and paintings, including the Mona Lisa - probably the most famous painting in the world. In this biography book for kids aged 8-11, learn how Leonardo also made detailed sketches of the human body and designs of parachutes, submarines, airships, helicopters, and armoured tanks - many years before the technology existed to build them. Not just a great artist, Leonardo was an inventor who was centuries ahead of his time. This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.
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              ISBN 9780241411568
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Nelson Mandela

              DK Life Stories Nelson Mandela (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Ager, Charlotte

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              In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela, who became the first black president of South Africa after spending 27 years in prison. In 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to a lifetime in jail. His crime? Attempting to overthrow a government that openly... discriminated against its black citizens. After spending 27 years behind bars, Mandela was released, allowing him to continue his struggle for equality in South Africa-and to become the country's first black president. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Mandela's incredible life, his fight against apartheid, and how he helped bring peace to his nation. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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              ISBN 9780241377918
              Released NZ 16 Jul 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace

              DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace (Hardback)

              By Castaldo, Nancy

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              Discover the inspiring story of Ada Lovelace, one of the first computer scientists, who predicted how computers could change our lives in this fascinating kids' biography. In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to de...vise a way of inputting data into Babbage's Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer programmer. In this biography book for 8-11 year olds, learn all about Ada Lovelace's intriguing life, including her talent for languages and mathematics, and her fascination with science. This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.
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              ISBN 9780241386224
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Martin Luther King Jr

              DK Life Stories Martin Luther King Jr (Hardback)

              By Calkhoven, Laurie; Illustrated by Ager, Charlotte

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              In this biography, discover the amazing story of Martin Luther King Jr, whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous I have a dream speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. ...But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, largely go unspoken. In this biography for kids ages 8-11, learn all about MLK - from his early family life and experiences in education, to his untimely death and the worldwide mourning and riots that followed. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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              ISBN 9780241322888
              Released NZ 16 Apr 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Life Stories
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