Pope John Paul II by Gary Smailes


Pope John Paul II by Gary Smailes

Pope John II - part of the Modern Heroes series - is ideal for school projects for young readers. Modern Heroes is a series of colourful, illustrated books about the lives of some remarkable people whose influence has shaped how we live today. Concise, accessible, entertaining, the series are excellent introductions to history or modern studies.Pope John II was born in Poland, and lived in Nazi-occupied Poland in World War II. He became a priest and was well liked for his easy manner and faith. He became Pope in 1978, and remained so until his death in 2005.

About the Author

Gary Smailes is a writer and researcher and author of eight books in the Modern Heroes series. The Modern Heroes series consists of: Pope John Paul II, Anne Frank, Gandhi, Muhammad Ali, Mother Theresa, Nelson Mandela, The Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King. This excellent series is an ideal collection for any home or school.

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32 pages


Gary Smailes
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Publication date

16th July 2009



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