Extraordinary Women by Robin S. Doak, Nick Hunter, Catherine Chambers, Claire Throp
  

Extraordinary Women

Written by Robin S. Doak, Nick Hunter, Catherine Chambers, Claire Throp
Illustrated by
Part of the Ignite: Extraordinary Women Series

RRP £51.24

Synopsis

Extraordinary Women by Robin S. Doak, Nick Hunter, Catherine Chambers, Claire Throp

What makes some famous women extraordinary? Read this series to find out. Each title explores a respected female figure's childhood, education, and their road to their accomplishments. Read about others' views on these women's lives, how life has changed for women in similar fields, and how these figures have broken boundaries.

About the Author

Robin S. Doak has been writing for children for more than 19 years. A former editor of Weekly Reader and U*S*Kids magazine, Doak has authored fun and educational materials for kids of all ages. She is a past winner of the Educational Press Association of America Distinguished Achievement Award. She lives with her family in Maine. Nick Hunter has written many non-fiction books for children. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Catherine Chambers was born in Adelaide, Australia, and was brought up in the UK. She has written about 120 books for children and young adults on all kinds of subjects, including history, biographies, science and the arts. Claire Throp loves sea mammals and spent far too long looking at them while supposedly doing research for this book! She has written children's nonfiction on subjects ranging from countries to sports to. She lives just outside Oxford, England. Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
Contains 6 Paperbacks
288 pages
Interest Age: From 10

Author

Robin S. Doak, Nick Hunter, Catherine Chambers, Claire Throp
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Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd
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Publication date

12th March 2015

ISBN

9781406274066


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