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              Books in the Who Was...? (Paperback) series

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              Who Was Helen Keller?

              Who Was Helen Keller? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Thompson, Gare

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              A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf.

              ISBN 9780448431444
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2003
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Who Was...? (Paperback)
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              Who Were The Brothers Grimm?
               

              Who Were The Brothers Grimm? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Reed, Avery; Illustrated by O'Brien, John

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              Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, The Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1780s Germany and were inseparable throughout their childhood. While pursuing their law degrees, the two became fascinated with folktales and... folk songs.
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              ISBN 9780448483146
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was J. R. R. Tolkien?
               

              Who Was J. R. R. Tolkien? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pollack, Pamela D.; Belviso, Meg; Illustrated by Moore, Jonathan; Harrison, Nancy

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              J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. He spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a ...signals officers in World War II as well as in his fantasy writing.
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              ISBN 9780448483023
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was Maya Angelou?
               

              Who Was Maya Angelou? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Putra, Dede; Labrecque, Ellen; Illustrated by Harrison, Nancy

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              Discover the power of words with Maya Angelou, bestselling author and America's most beloved modern poet.

              ISBN 9780448488530
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was Genghis Khan?
                

              Who Was Genghis Khan? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Medina, Nico; Illustrated by Thompson, Andrew; Harrison, Nancy

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              Named Temujin at birth by his nomadic family in early Mongolia, the great Genghis Khan used his skill and cunning to create the Mongol Empire and conquer almost the entire continent of Asia. As ruler of the largest empire in human history, he was as respected as he was feared. Le...arn more about the man and the legend in Who Was Genghis Khan?
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              ISBN 9780448482606
              Released NZ 4 Dec 2014
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was Beatrix Potter?

              Who Was Beatrix Potter? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Fabiny, Sarah; Lacey, Mike; Harrison, Nancy

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              Born into wealth in 1860's London, Beatrix Potter always had a vivid imagination. Her early interests included natural history and archaeology, and Potter delighted in sketching fossils and fungi. Potter wrote and illustrated her well-known book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Peter R...abbit and his animal friends have become cultural touchstones.
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              ISBN 9780448483054
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was Jesus?
                

              Who Was Jesus? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Morgan, Ellen; Illustrated by Marchesi, Stephen; Harrison, Nancy

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              Who Was. . .? Series presents readers with a biography that covers what is known historically about Jesus and places his life in the context of his world when Jerusalem was part of the Roman Empire. In an even handed and easy to read narrative, also explains the early origins of ...Christianity and how it became a major religion.
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              ISBN 9780448483207
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Who Was Albert Einstein?
                

              Who Was Albert Einstein? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Brallier, Jess

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              Full of the details kids want to know, the true story of scientist Albert Einstein is told in a fun, engaging way. Illustrations.

              ISBN 9780448424965
              Released NZ 19 Jan 2007
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Who Was Maria Tallchief?
               

              Who Was Maria Tallchief? (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Gourley, Catherine

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              Black-and-white illustrations provide visual sidebars to the history of ballet while taking readers through the life of Native American ballet dancer Maria Tallchief.

              ISBN 9780448426754
              Released NZ 22 Jul 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Who Is Richard Branson?
               

              Who Is Richard Branson? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Burgan, Michael; Illustrated by Hammond, Ted

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              Known for his eccentric lifestyle and trillion-watt smile, Branson's hot air balloon flights, innovative leadership, and world record attempts have made him an instantly-recognizable global icon. Born into a wealthy family in London, Branson suffered from dyslexia. His knack for ...business started early with a parakeet-breeding enterprise at age 11.
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              ISBN 9780448483153
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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