Florence Nightingale: Volume 74 - Little People, BIG DREAMS (Hardback)
  • Florence Nightingale: Volume 74 - Little People, BIG DREAMS (Hardback)
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Florence Nightingale: Volume 74 - Little People, BIG DREAMS (Hardback)

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Hardback 32 Pages / Published: 01/03/2022
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In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

Growing up in an upper-class family, it was expected that Florence would find a husband and live a life of luxury - but that kind of life wasn't for her. Her calling was caring for the sick and the poor, so she followed her passion with her whole heart and trained to be a nurse.

When war broke out, Florence travelled to nurse wounded soldiers but found that the hospitals were so dirty that they were making people ill! This experience inspired her to lead a healthcare revolution, and she became the mother of modern nursing, introducing care practices still followed today.

This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the social reformer's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780711270770
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 240 x 195 mm


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"The social reformer and trailblazing nurse joins the market-leading biography series. Harry Houdini is the other new title this month." * The Bookseller *

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“Wonderful”

I really enjoy The Little People, Big Dreams series. They are so accessible for even quite young children but I also love that there is a timeline spread at the back of each book with more information about the... More

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“Inspirational”

This is a lovely children's book from the Little People, Big Dreams series, which is an amazing, educational series of books, focusing on inspirational people in the world. This book focuses on Florence... More

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Amalia Gkavea

“‘’Never give nor take an excuse.’’ Florence Nightingale”

‘’Never give nor take an excuse.’’
Florence Nightingale

1820, Florence, Italy. A child with a brilliant mind and a golden heart is born. Growing up, she was more attentive to the sick and the ones in need... More

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