by Kay Barnham - £8.99 Hachette Children's Group (2016)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780750293112 | ISBN 10: 075029311x
Each book in this series is an individual biography of a person who is remarkable for their achievements and contribution to their time and industry.
The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the background, life and achievements of a personality, their impact on popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of their job and how they have gained such success.
This title explores how Nelson Mandela became one of the most influential political leaders in the world, from his origins in a South African herding village, through to his arrest for political activism, his imprisonment at Robben Island and his eventual release and presidency.
(Price & availability last checked: September 2016)
In booklists: Biography and Autobiography - Books for Children, Black and Asian Lives: Books for Children and Young Adults, Black History: Books for Children and Young Adults, Nelson Mandela, Africa - Books for Children, In categories: History & Biography, Childrens & Teenage Books, Black, Asian & Other Diasporas, Anti-Racism, Changing the World, World - Africa,