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SKDD 7 years +7 years +
From the author of Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, this inspirational book features 100 extraordinary stories of famous and not-so-famous men and women who all dared to be different to make their dreams come true.
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With beautiful illustrations and evocative words, this fascinating book will delight young readers as they learn about the journeys of Bjork, Dr Seuss, Whoopi Goldberg, Andy Warhol, and many more.
This celebration of role models represents stories form both boy and girl genders and teaches children all about the heroes who have led the way in changing the world for the better.
BWDD 8 years +8 years +
This stimulating book celebrates 100 boys who dared to be different and refused to conform to the stereotypical idea of what a man 'should' be...
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From Grayson Perry to Frank Ocean and Beethoven to Barack Obama, this book celebrates figures from all walks of life who have followed their own paths and made a positive impact on the world.
The accessible profiles and striking artwork reveals how every one of these men broke the rules as they went on to achieve amazing and innovative things. It's an inspiring read for children who worry about things and want to go against the grain.
Who says youth is wasted on the young? Jasper wants to get on in the world, but life is distracting. He's got his A-levels to contend with, his mother pushing him to overachieve, weekly visits to his psychologist, come-downs, YouTube suicides and pregnant one-night-stands. And then there's his step-dad - the murderer. Hilarious and heartbreaking by turns, GROW UP is the ultimate twenty-first-century coming-of-age novel. It paints a vivid portrait of the pills and thrills and bellyaches of growing up today. Funny, smart and twisted, it is the story of one young man transformed.
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She's online.'I booked a hotel,' I say. 'Near Marble Arch. "That sounds great, hon. I can't wait to see you." Yeah. Me too. "I'm vaguely nervous." Don't be. 'Do be. I'm a child. Lolito is a love story about a fifteen year-old boy who meets a middle-aged woman on the internet. When his long-term girlfriend and first love Alice, betrays him at a house party, Etgar goes looking for cyber solace in the arms of Macy, a stunning but bored housewife he meets online. What could possibly go wrong...? Hilarious, fearless and utterly outrageous, Lolito is a truly twenty-first century love story.
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***THE FOLLOW UP TO THE AWARD-WINNING AND BESTSELLING STORIES FOR BOYS WHO DARE TO BE DIFFERENT*** Tom Daley, Oliver Sacks, the Jamaican Bobsled team, Amrou Al-Kadhi, Carlos Acosta... all dared to be different. This is the follow-up to the much loved and hugely successful Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, the bestselling book that changed countless boys' lives around the world and gave them the confidence to be themselves. What have the footballer Kylian Mbappe, the philosopher Socrates and the singer Ed Sheeran all got in common? All three of them defied expectations - going against the grain and pursuing their dreams - despite a seemingly impossible barrage of obstacles and difficulties. Their stories are incredible, as are those of the tap-dancer Evan Ruggiero, the Pokemon creator Satoshi Tajiri, and the other inspirational boys who fill the pages of this extraordinary book. It's books like these that can make a huge difference to parents and their children's lives. In this day and age, any publication that shows how we can triumph in the face of adversity and prejudice deserves to be read over and over again.
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