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Conn & David Iggulden - The Dangerous Book of Heroes (2nd Hand Hardback)

£4.95
SKU B002329
Synopsis

Conn Iggulden, co-author of the phenomenally successful The Dangerous Book for Boys, and David Iggulden now bring us The Dangerous Book of Heroes - featuring great stories of courage and adventure to thrill and inspire any reader.

From George Washington to Sitting Bull to Martin Luther King to the passengers on Flight 93, here are amazing stories of heroism that parents can share with their children, or enjoy all by themselves.

This book celebrates those who fought for what is right and good, those who made amazing discoveries, those who moved boundaries in their lifetimes.

Details
  • Format : Thick 2nd Hand Hardback (No Dust Jacket Issued)
  • Condition : Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Children's Non-Fiction
  • Published : 2010 (Harper Collins)
  • ISBN : 9780007260928
  • SKU : B002329
  • PPC : SP800gm
  • RRP : £20.00
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"An interesting collection of short biographies of people who lived extraordinary lives or did extraordinary things. Most of the sections were just the right size, neither being too short and omitting too much or too long either. They also provided bibliographies for each section for more in-depth reading on the subjects."

"Of course, it’s not only for the young - anyone interested in finding out a little more about the people behind our history, it’s a good book to dip into."

- The Library Thing Reviews.

'Entertaining, and stripped down to the interesting bits, it is a great read. An inspiring read for lads and their dads, history pupils - and pub quiz fans' - News of the World.

'It should have a powerful and instructive effect on the children who read it' - The Telegraph.

The Authors

Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. Married with three children, he lives in Hertfordshire. Since publication of 'The Gates of Rome', Conn has written a further thirteen books including the wildly successful 'The Dangerous Book for Boys'.

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