The Book of Heroes Tales of History's Most Daring Guys by Crispin Boyer
  

The Book of Heroes Tales of History's Most Daring Guys

Written by Crispin Boyer
Illustrated by
Part of the History (World) Series

Synopsis

The Book of Heroes Tales of History's Most Daring Guys by Crispin Boyer

Everybody needs a role model! Discover the true stories of superheroes, rebels, world leaders, action heroes, sports legends, and many more daring dudes, all of whom played their part to make their mark, make a contribution, and make the world a better place. From Abraham Lincoln to Sitting Bull, Stephen Hawking to Galileo, these cool guys had the boldness, bravery and brains to meet the challenges of their day. With a fun design, engaging text, and high-quality photographs, this is the ultimate hero guide and keepsake for the 21st century.

Reviews

-...an exceptionally diverse gallery of inspirational role models.- -- Booklist -Once again, National Geographic provides an exemplary pictorial history, this time of various types of heroes and legends...This is an excellent choice, particularly for the reluctant reader, as it could be a starting point in inspiring interest in topics readers may want to pursue further.- --School Library Connections .

About the Author

CRISPIN BOYER lives in Xcalak, a small fishing village in Mexico, where he writes about history, wildlife, and technology. He and his wife live with their flock of hens, a turkey, two roosters, and a guard goose. His 2013 cover story for National Geographic Kids magazine, Return of the Missing Lynx, won an Eddie Award for Best Single Article, Youth/Teen. The American Library Association chose his book This or That? as one of 2015's top picks for reluctant young-adult readers.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
176 pages
Interest Age: From 5 to 10 years

Author

Crispin Boyer
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Publisher

National Geographic Kids

Publication date

3rd November 2016

ISBN

9781426325533


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