Extraordinary People: A Semi-Comprehensive Guide to Some of the World's Most Fascinating Individuals


Description Hardcover book; 8.8 x 0.6 x 11.4 in; 112 pages
Author Michael Hearst
Publisher Chronicle Books
Illustator Aaron Scamihorn
Appropriate Age Range 9+ years
Inside this book, you'll find stories of 50 extraordinary people such as:

Evel Knievel, who jumped his motorcycle over 14 Greyhound buses
The Iceman, the most well-preserved human, found in the ice after 5,300 years
Sam Patch, who jumped Niagara Falls for $75
Helen Thayer, who walked to the North Pole alone
Roy Sullivan, who was struck by lightning 7 times

These intriguing facts and hundreds more await curious readers, amateur historians, and anyone who aspires to the altogether extraordinary!