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Children Who Changed the World: Incredible True Stories About Children's Rights!

Written by Marcia Williams

Illustrated by Marcia Williams

Key Stage 2 True Stories

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rights of the Child and the amazing children who have stood up for them all over the world.

Children Who Changed the World: Incredible True Stories About Children's Rights! Synopsis

From the heroes familiar to everyone, such as Malala Yousafzai, to the amazing activists you might not have heard of, like Baruani Ndume, the teenager who gave a voice to fellow refugee children in Tanzania, discover the incredible true stories of child activists. An inspirational and moving book from beloved author-illustrator Marcia Williams, providing the perfect introduction to an important subject and marking 30 years since the Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed by the United Nations General Assembly.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406384109
Publication date: 5th September 2019
Author: Marcia Williams
Illustrator: Marcia Williams
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 40 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: True Stories

About Marcia Williams

Marcia Williams' mother was a writer and her father was a playwright and theatre director. She spent the early part of her life in Canton, Hong Kong, Nigeria and the Middle East with her mother and diplomat stepfather. She loved books from an early age and remembers being read to almost every night; "I would often be scared, especially by fairy tales, but I never wanted the stories to end." She went to boarding school in Sussex, from where she sent weekly illustrated letters to her parents overseas.Marcia didn't receive any formal art training. She calls herself "an obsessive ...

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