DK Life Stories Amelia Earhart

by Libby Romero

£5.99


Children's

Hardback

9780241411551

Published by Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Published February 2020

Books > Children's

Discover the inspiring story of Amelia Earhart – the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean…

Amelia Earhart is one of the world’s most famous aviators in the history of flight and a role model for women everywhere. Follow the story of this trailblazing pilot – from her childhood adventures in Kansas, USA, to her around-the-world-flight in 1937, which ended in her mysterious disappearance over the Pacific Ocean.

This biography book for kids ages 8-11 charts the major events of Amelia’s life, including buying her first plane (a bright yellow bi-plane that she named “The Canary”), gaining her pilot’s licence in 1923, becoming the first female air passenger to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, and becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1932, earning her the nickname “Queen of the Air”. The story of a true feminist icon, DK Life Stories: Amelia Earhart is the gripping tale of a determined woman who broke the rules and followed her dreams skywards.

This new kids’ biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history’s most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.

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