• Macmillan
  • 17.09.2020

Shaping the World

140 Historial Heroes in Verse

Discover the inspiring people who helped shape the world in this gorgeous, quirky anthology containing 40 poems shaped like the people or the thing they are most associated with.

Hear about Amelia Earhart in a poem shaped like a plane, or Francis Drake in the shape of a ship. Each poem is accompanied by a biography.

Includes poems about: Socrates, William Shakespeare, Sir Isaac Newton, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Johnson, Mary Anning, Elizabeth Blackwell, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Edison, Marie Curie, Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Charlie Chaplin, Anne Frank, Rosalind Franklin, Rosa Parks, Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg.