A stunning picture book from the award-winning Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper, bringing us the incredible true story of Gladys Sandford u mechanic, First World War ambulance driver, New Zealand's first woman pilot and a trailblazer ahead of her time . . . Gladys loves nothing better than tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it's 1914 and people, especially her mother, keep reminding her that women are not supposed to be…
'Spanning both ancient and modern history, this book looks at 10 of the most world-changing personalities. It tells the stories behind each of them, offers fascinating facts and examines what effect they had on a global scale.
The African American woman whose acts of civil disobedience led to the 1956 Supreme Court order to desegregate buses in Montgomery, Alabama, explains what she did and why.
Michael Morpurgo ... shares the secrets and inspirations of his novels. This insightful collection is ... for Michael Morpurgo fans who want to understand how writing works and where stories begin. Revealing essays from Michael about more than twenty of his most popular novels are combined with key extracts
For any kid that can't get enough of shark facts, DKfindout! Sharks is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of all their favourite sharks including bullhead, carpet and angel sharks. Discover sharks from prehistoric times to matching sharks eggs to their parents.