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The Extraordinary Life of Mary Seacole

Category:   NEW RELEASES

Regular Price: $16.99

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Published: 5th November 2019
Publisher Name: Penguin
Author: Megan Rix
ISBN: 9780241372777
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192

Description

A bold new non-fiction series for 7+ readers focusing on the lives of inspirational historical and modern figures.


Mary Seacole is now known for her medical work in the Crimean war, and as a brilliant woman who combated the racial prejudice she experienced in her lifetime. But for a long time her story was lost.


From growing up in Kingston, Jamaica as the daughter of a doctress to helping soldiers in the war, discover the details of the amazing life that Mary Seacole led in this beautifully illustrated book with real-life stories, timelines and facts.