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Greta Thunberg

Illustrated by Anke Weckmann

Meet Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist. When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were… Read more »

Billie Jean King

Illustrated by Miranda Sofroniou

Meet Billie Jean King, the tennis star who has dedicated her life to breaking barriers both on and off the tennis court. Billie Jean began… Read more »

Bob Dylan

Illustrated by Conrad Roset

Meet Bob Dylan, the iconic singer-songwriter, poet, and artist. Bob Dylan was born in Duluth, Minnesota. As a teenager, he played in various bands and,… Read more »

Alan Turing

Illustrated by Ashling Lindsay

Meet Alan Turing, the genius code cracker and father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Alan grew up in England, where his best friends were… Read more »

Maria Montessori

Meet Maria Montessori, the pioneering teacher and researcher. Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys.… Read more »

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Vivienne Westwood

Illustrated by Laura Callaghan

Meet Vivienne Westwood, the flame-haired fashion designer and impresario. When Vivienne was a young woman, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England… Read more »

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Frida Kahlo Doll and Book Set

Illustrated by Gee Fan Eng

Meet Frida Kahlo, the world-renowned painter. When Frida was a teenager, a terrible road accident changed her life forever. Unable to walk, she began painting… Read more »

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Astrid Lindgren

Illustrated by Linzie Hunter

Meet Astrid Lindgren, who grew up to become one of the world’s best-loved authors, and the creator of the irresistible Pippi Longstocking. Little Astrid grew… Read more »

Evonne Goolagong

Illustrated by Lisa Koesterke

Meet Evonne Goolagong, the inspiring indigenous Australian tennis player. Evonne grew up on a hot, dusty farm in Australia. She was the third of eight… Read more »

Muhammad Ali

Illustrated by Brosmind

Meet Muhammad Ali, "the greatest" boxer of all time. When he was little, Muhammad Ali had his bicycle stolen. He wanted to fight the thief,… Read more »

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Stephen Hawking

Illustrated by Matt Hunt

Meet Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author. When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder… Read more »

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David Attenborough

Illustrated by Mikyo Noh

Meet David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist. Little David grew up in Leicester on the campus of a university, where his father was a… Read more »

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