Strong Brave True : Great Scots Who Changed the World . . . And How You Can Too Hardback
by Mairi Kidd
Illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones
Incredible stories of the great Scots who changed the world we live in.
Let the lives of these artists, explorers, poets, philosophers and engineers inspire YOU!DID YOU KNOW THAT... WILLIAMINA FLEMING was an astronomer who discovered hundreds of stars?ALEXANDER FLEMING won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of penicillin?ELSIE INGLIS set up hospitals all across Europe to treat over 200,000 soldiers? (Have you seen her on a GBP50 note?)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON'S family of engineers built more than 100 lighthouses?
PRAISE for STRONG BRAVE TRUE:"A wonderfully colourful, fun-packed, characterful introduction to the famous and not-so-famous Scots who made their mark on history . . . A must-have for any young historian or true Scot! Loved it!" - PHILIP ARDAGH, Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author"Who wouldn't want to be Scottish after reading this splendid book?" - ROSS COLLINS, Prize-winning author of The Elephantom
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 40 pages
- Publisher: Black and White Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/09/2019
- Category: People & places (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781785302510