As a young man, Mohandas Gandhi dreamt of unity for all peoples and religions. Inspired by this idea, he led peaceful protests to free India from British rule and unite the country - ending violence and unfair treatment. His bravery and free-thinking made him one of the most iconic people of peace in the world, known as "Mahatma" meaning "great soul".
David Bowie was a star man from the very beginning. From excelling in dance and music at school, to starting his very first band, David always broke the mould. As an adult, he became one of the most celebrated musicians and magical performers around, consistently dazzling audiences with his talent, costumes and stage presence.
Calling all Little Explorers! Let´s take a closer look at the amazing human body and find out what goes on under your skin.
Lift the flaps to see how the brain works, what keeps you going, how babies grow and more - there´s so much to explore!
It´s not all planes, trains and cars - see how you can travel to the top of a snowy mountain, pedal across water and what you can drive on the Moon.
Find out fascinating facts about 80 things that go, and explore the beautifully illustrated scenes.
From a bumpy ride on a humpy camel to a jetpack journey that is out of this world - choose your transport...
From an early age Maria Montessori challenged the norm, studying science at an all-boys school. As an adult, she became the first female doctor in her country, specialising in the care of children. She went on to make important discoveries that completely changed the course of traditional education, setting up Montessori schools around the world.
Audrey Hepburn grew up in Arnhem in the Netherlands. After living through the hardships of World War Two, she moved to study ballet in London. She went on to star in plays and films, eventually becoming one of the most iconic actresses of all time. The inspiring story of this talented woman features a facts and photos section at the back.
Ella Fitzgerald grew up near Harlem, in New York, where she was surrounded by music and dance. After winning first prize in a talent competition at the Apollo Theatre, she went on to tour the world with her pioneering voice. This inspiring story of the First Lady of Song features a facts and photos section at the back.
As a child, Ada Lovelace had a big imagination and a talent for mathematics. She grew up in a noble household in England, where she dedicated herself to studying. Her work with the famous inventor, Charles Babbage, on a very early kind of computer made her the world´s first computer programmer. This inspiring story of her life features a facts and photos...
As a child, Georgia O´Keeffe roamed the farmland of sun Prairie, Wisconsin with a sketchbook in her hand. As an adult, her fascination with nature, and in particular flowers, inspired her to create wonderful artwork which was exhibited all over the world. This inspiring story of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century features a facts and photos...