A treasure trove of pirate queens, athletes, warriors, scientists, actors, and mathematicians, as well as courageous ordinary men and women who did extraordinary things. The book includes household names like Malala Yousafzai, Mo Farah and Muhammad Ali, and less famous subjects such as Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham, the polymath whose pioneering work on optics predates Newton by hundreds of years; Sultan Razia, first female Muslim ruler of South Asia; and Noor Inayaat Khan, the Indian princess who became a British spy during WWII.
Author: Burhana Islam
Size: 25 x 17 cm
Age: 10 years +
Good To Know: Hardback with 208 pages