Famous Women: From Nefertiti to Diana

Famous Women: From Nefertiti to Diana

by Richard Dungworth, Nicholas Hewetson, Philippa Wingate, Linda Penny
     
 

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Was Mata Hari a spy? How many titles did Martina Navratilova actually win at Wimbledon? Is Queen Boudicca really buried under Platform 8 at Kings Cross Station? From scientists to supermodels, rogues to revolutionaries and actresses to astronauts, Famous Women explores the lives of over a hundred outstanding women throughout history.  See more details below

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Was Mata Hari a spy? How many titles did Martina Navratilova actually win at Wimbledon? Is Queen Boudicca really buried under Platform 8 at Kings Cross Station? From scientists to supermodels, rogues to revolutionaries and actresses to astronauts, Famous Women explores the lives of over a hundred outstanding women throughout history.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
The most reluctant reader should be able to select a subject for further research from the briefly annotated listing of more than 150 women presented here. The annotated listings are arranged in 21 groups that range from political leaders to media stars, and even include a few rogues and robbers. It is all presented in an 8 x 10-inch, three-column, illustration-sprinkled format. 1997 (orig.
Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
For a broad, easy-to-read survey of famous and infamous woman in more than twenty categories, this book fits the bill. Moreover, it is liberally illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps. Trivia buffs will love the final section with its List of Female Firsts. An index facilitates access.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780746024041
Publisher:
EDC Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
Famous Lives Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.88(w) x 9.85(h) x 0.16(d)
Lexile:
1060L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 Years

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