Twenty collections of short stories, each telling the life story of five or six people from history who have helped shape the world we live in today. Read about the life of Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie and many more.

Each book includes:

  • five or six short stories
  • a timeline to accompany each story
  • an MP3 CD with a full reading of each story
  • a glossary
  • plus free online classroom and self-study resources in the student and teacher zones

is an educational publishing house. Founded in 2006 by educational psychologist and management leader Dr Charles Margerison, it publishes books, eBooks, audio books, iBooks and video content which bring readers 'face to face' with many of the world's most inspiring and influential characters from the fields of art, science, music, politics, medicine and business.

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