historical figures

Ario Murti – History Makers

Scholastic’s History Makers series illustrated by Ario Murti allows readers to travel back in time and learn how a host of historical figures changed the world.

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Laura Brenlla – The Secret Lives of Queens and Kings

From Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, and Henry VIII to Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette, and Grace of Monaco, discover the odd behavior and unusual facts about 18 kings and queens throughout history.

This fabulous book illustrated by Laura Brenlla uncovers all the secrets and strange facts about some of the greatest monarchs in history. Its pages will unveil their bad habits, betrayals, revenges, and unusual routines. Available this month from White Star Kids.

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Sam Caldwell – History’s BIGGEST Show-offs

This fabulous book from Happy Yak / Quarto takes young readers on a tour of some of history’s greatest show-offs, from wealthy kings and queens who loved to splash the cash to masterful musicians who weren’t shy about their talents or brilliant artists who could not stop telling others how great they were.

Featuring long-dead leaders, artists, musicians and more, from all around the world, the snappy facts are paired with humorous character illustrations from the brilliant Sam Caldwell for maximum hilarity.

‘History’s BIGGEST Show-offs: The boldest, bravest and brainiest people of all time’ is available this month.

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Ario Murti – SuperScience magazine

Scholastic’s SuperScience magazine commissioned Ario Murti to illustrate a story about Grace Hopper, a computer scientist that invented COBOL, one of the first computer languages.

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Daniel Nelson: Figures

We love Dan’s latest portfolio updates, including these fab portraits of Catherine the Great, Mansa Musa, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Yuri Gagarin.

Catherine the Great
Mansa Musa
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Yuri Gagarin

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George Doutsiopoulos – VIP series

Excited to reveal this stunning new middle grade nonfiction VIP series illustrated by George Doutsiopoulos featuring inspiring stories about some of history’s greatest trailblazers.

This brilliant set of biographies for kids age 9-12 from HarperCollins includes: VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison: Brave Rocketeer; VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard; VIP: Mahalia Jackson: Freedom’s Voice; and VIP: Lydia Darragh: Unexpected Spy.

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