Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Florence Nightingale tells the story of how this Victorian woman defied her family and friends to take up the unpopular profession of nursing and changed the way hospitals were run.
Emma Fishcel (Florence Nightingale) is the author of several books in this series and is an experienced storyteller. Karen Wallace (Marie Curie) has also written several title in the series. She has won prizes for her books, both fiction and non-fiction.