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The Good Guys 50 Heroes Who Changed the World with Kindness

Written by Rob Kemp

Illustrated by Peter Blow

Key Stage 2

LoveReading View on The Good Guys 50 Heroes Who Changed the World with Kindness

Full of well known names but avoiding macho stereotypes Instead it celebrates  qualities of the individuals that make them worthy of respect, such as kindness and compassion. Well written, and very positive throughout. 

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The Good Guys 50 Heroes Who Changed the World with Kindness Synopsis

A life-changing book that shows kids it's cool to be kind. A gloriously illustrated celebration of heroes who have changed the world with kindness and compassion, from David Attenborough to Nelson Mandela, Oskar Schindler to Usain Bolt. What if we celebrated boys for their kindness as well their strength? For their generosity as well as their success? For their loyal friendship as well as their charm? The Good Guys introduces us to 50 heroes who have showed that changing the world doesn't require a sword or a corporate jet. Readers will find stories of extraordinary men including Muhammad Ali, Professor Green, Patrick Stewart and Lionel Messi, as well as unsung heroes such as James Harrison, who has spent fifty years donating his rare blood to save millions of babies. There's even a section celebrating ten boys who didn't let their young age stop them from helping others, such as Matthew Kaplan, who responded to his brother's bullies by setting up an anti-bullying programme for schools. The Good Guys celebrates the feats of heroes and everyday men, and will show kids that it really is cool to be kind.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781526361448
Publication date: 20th September 2018
Author: Rob Kemp
Illustrator: Peter Blow
Publisher: Wren & Rook an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 128 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2

About Rob Kemp

Rob Kemp is a UK-based writer specialising in fatherhood and masculinity. Contributing to Men's Health, Father's Quarterly and the Times Educational Supplement, he is also the bestselling author of The Expectant Dad's Survival Guide and The New Dad's Survival Guide.

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