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Children Who Changed the World: Incredible True Stories About Children's Rights!

By Marcia Williams
Illustrated by Marcia Williams

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rights of the Child and the amazing children who have stood up for them all over the world.

From the heroes familiar to everyone, such as Malala Yousafzai, to the amazing activists you might not have heard of, like Baruani Ndume, the teenager who gave a voice to fellow refugee children in Tanzania, discover the incredible true stories of child activists. An inspirational and moving book from beloved author-illustrator Marcia Williams, providing the perfect introduction to an important subject and marking 30 years since the Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed by the United Nations General Assembly.

  • Important rights, such as the right to a safe place to live, the right to education and the right to protection from harm, are explained and explored through the stories of child activists who have stood up for them.
  • 20 November 2019 (Child Right's Day) is the 30th anniversary for the signing of the Convention of the Rights of the Child by the United Nations. The UK celebrates an additional national children's day annually in May.
  • Comic-strip style is ideal for reluctant readers.

About the author

Marcia Williams is famous for her retellings of classic stories. From Shakespeare and Dickens to the Canterbury Tales and Greek Myths, her humorous comic-strip illustrations are hugely popular all over the world. Recent titles include The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice, Archie's War, My Secret War Diary and Three Cheers for Women! She lives in London. www.marciawilliams.co.uk

ISBN: 9781406384109
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2019
Dimensions: 253 x 316mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 03/09/19 at 02:53:14
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