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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Lifelines

These fully illustrated biographies for children show us history through the eyes of young people–Charles Darwin’s assistant, Cleopatra’s servant, an apprentice to Leonardo da Vinci. With gripping stories based on fact, these books are a captivating way to learn about the people who changed the world.

  • Lifelines: Cleopatra
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    • Lifelines: Cleopatra

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      Adele Geras
      Kingfisher

    • This innovative, fully illustrated, and factually accurate novel tells the story of the legendary Egyptian queen. At ten years old, a young girl named Nefret becomes a handmaid to Cleopatra, the last...

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  • Lifelines: Charles Darwin
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    • Lifelines: Charles Darwin

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      by Alan Gibbons; illus. by Leo Brown
      Kingfisher

    • Ten-year-old Henry has just gotten the job of his life—assistant to Charles Darwin on a voyage of the HMS Beagle. He will help Darwin collect all the creatures that fly, scuttle, and leap on this...

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  • Lifelines: Leonardo DaVinci
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    • Lifelines: Leonardo DaVinci

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      by Steve Augarde
      Kingfisher

    • At just twelve years old, Paulo becomes an apprentice to Leonardo da Vinci, the brilliant artist and inventor. Dull is not how Paulo describes life in Leonardo's busy studio. There are floors to...

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