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Great Lives in Graphics: Mandela is a graphic retelling of Mandela’s story which gives children a visual snapshot of his life and long fight for freedom, whileeducating them on everything from the history of racial segregation to the importance of equality. You may already know that Nelson Mandela ended apartheid in South Africa and became the country’s first Black president, but did you know that he used brilliant disguises to avoid being captured by hisenemies? Or that he loved boxing? Great Lives inGraphics reimagines the lives of extraordinary people in vivid technicolor, presenting 250+ fascinating facts in a new and excitingway. It takes the essential dates and achievements ofeach person’s life, mixes them with lesser-known facts and trivia, and uses infographics to show them in a fresh visual way thatis genuinely engaging for children and young adults.

The resultis a colorful, fascinating and often surprising representation of that person’s life, work and legacy. Using timelines, maps, repeated motifs and many more beautiful and informative illustrations, readers learn not just about the main subject of the book but also about the cultural background of the time they lived in. AGES: 8 to 12 SELLING POINTS: .

250+ fascinating facts about leader and activist Nelson Mandela . 2023 marks the 10-year anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death . Covers important issues in an innovative format which is accessible for young children .

Fact-packed infographics capture the key information about each person’s life and work . Builds into a colour-coded library of collectible biographies . Aimed at children aged 8-12


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