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Meet George Washington - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was tall and strong and respected by his friends and colleagues as a good leader. As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage of the American colonies and he didn't like it. When the colonies declared their independence, George was chosen to lead their army as its general. When the colonies finally won their freedom, George was elected to lead the new nation as its first president.Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Helen Keller - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Being able to see and hear are gifts that many of us take for granted. In this inspirational title from The Amazing People Club, you will get to hear the amazing Helen Keller story. Follow her journey from early childhood where frustration, confusion and anger were part of her everyday life. Discover what made her go on to become the first deaf and blind person to earn her degree. Her motivations and fighting spirit led her to proceed to travel the world to educate people on politics and women's rights. Despite disabilities, she succeeded in many ways, making major contributions to our world. Her story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Henry Wellcome - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Henry Wellcome. Discover his amazing life story in this unique audio story from The Amazing People Club. He may have saved your life with the medicines he developed and produced. Henry willed his entire fortune to further development and research to The Wellcome Trust, which is one of the largest biomedical charities in the world. Travel with Henry Wellcome from the log cabin in which he was born in Wisconsin on his epic journeys around the world, driven by his thirst for knowledge and insatiable curiosity. Henry Wellcome's story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Isaac Newton - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Isaac Newton, author of The Principia and arguably one of the most influential figures in science, responsible for major developments such as the Theory of Gravity. Explore his amazing story through BioViews® which follows Newton as a young child in a troubled home through to his adult life where his research and explorations brought him to conclusions that really changed the world was understood. A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These inspirational stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions to our world.

Meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet, and be inspired by, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the great British genius of civil engineering, as he tells his own incredible story. As a young boy, Brunel was taught by his father, the eminent engineer Marc Isambard Brunel. Brunel worked with his father on the famous Thames Tunnel, the first tunnel underneath a navigable river. Isambard went on to become a great innovator in civil engineering, creating many famous 'firsts' including the incredible Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Britain. He was also the great mind behind the Great Western Railway. Isambard Kingdom Brunel's story comes to life through BioViews®, which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Johann Sebastian Bach - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet and be inspired by a musical genius, as Johann Sebastian Bach tells his own incredible story in this fascinating eStory from The Amazing People Club®. Born into a musical family, he was taught by his father and his uncle using a huge variety of instruments. Johann became a brilliant multi-instrumentalist and a highly respected organist and teacher of music. Though his compositions were not given the respect they were due in his lifetime, Bach's work was an enormous inspiration for the great composers who followed him. Beethoven described Johann Sebastian Bach as 'the original father of harmony'. Follow Bach's incredible life journey and learn how he came to change the face of music forever. Johann Sebastian Bach's story comes to life through BioViews® which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Jonas Salk - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet, and be inspired by, Jonas Salk; the man who developed the polio vaccine, as he tells his own incredible story. From his humble beginnings as the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants in New York City, Jonas became the first member of his family to go to college. He quickly became fascinated by medical science, and his work on the influenza virus was a great success, preventing further epidemics like those that killed so many people in the wake of the First World War. This research helped Salk in the years of painstaking human trials he conducted, trying to develop a vaccine for the polio virus. Polio epidemics had caused misery and anxiety for parents of children in 1950s America. Not only was Salk's work a success; he also refused to profit from his vaccine by patenting it.Jonas Salk's story comes to life through BioViews® which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Mahatma Gandhi - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Mahatma, meaning great soul, is the name by which we all know the inspirational Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi. In this unique life story from The Amazing People Club, you are invited to share in the thoughts and mindset of this resolute peace lover. His compassion and respect for those around him played a pivotal part in history as he promoted non-violence towards all living beings. During his life he endured many hardships in his ambition to free the people of India and obtain equal rights. There is much that we can learn from this amazing character who is fondly remembered as the Father of the Indian Independence Movement. His story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Maria Montessori - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Maria Montessori! Many people do not know that she was actually the first female doctor in Italy. She believed education was essential in the achievement of peace and went on to develop a revolutionary teaching method. It grew into a movement that she helped to spread all over the world. Be amazed by her fascinating story, as it comes to life through BioViews®.A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique audio stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions to our world and can help you achieve your ambitions in your journey through life.

Meet Marie Curie - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Marie Curie! She was the first person in the world to be honored with two Nobel Prizes. Gain a unique insight into her amazing life and what actually inspired her. Get a personal insight into her relationship with her husband, Pierre. Be inspired by her amazing story as it comes alive through BioViews®?A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions to our world.

Meet Michelangelo - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Michelangelo, who was born in 1485 in small village in Tuscany. In this inspirational story from The Amazing People Club, travel with him to Rome at the age of 21 and better understand how he came to complete some of the world's most influential pieces of art, including David and the awe-inspiring ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, which took him 4 years to complete. You'll hear about the challenges he faced in his long life and gain a unique perspective on the life and achievements of one of the world's most influential artists. Michelangelo's story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Oskar Schindler - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet, and be inspired by, Oskar Schindler; the great saviour of persecuted Jews, as he tells his own incredible story. Following a complicated early life full of unsuccessful business ventures and several changes of jobs during the Great Depression, a job as a spy for the Abwehr that led to Schindler joining the Nazi Party in 1939. Seeking to gain profit from the invasion of Poland, Oskar bought a repossessed enamel factory and with the help of Ithak Stern, his Jewish accountant, employed a 1000-strong workforce made up of Jewish forced labourers. Schindler's factory became a haven for Jewish workers away from the evil regime of the nearby concentration camp and Schindler himself became appalled at the killing of Jews in the camp. Through daring bravery, bribery and charm, Schindler managed to save 1200 Jews from certain death at great personal risk and at great personal cost. This audiobook is a unique way of learning from this amazing life.Oskar Schindler's story comes to life through BioViews® which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Pablo Picasso - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Picasso famously said, "Everything you can imagine is real." Meet, and be inspired by, Pablo Picasso; world-famous artist and pioneer of the Cubist movement, as he tells his own amazing story.BioViews® are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Thomas Edison - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet, and be inspired by, Thomas Edison - the great American inventor, scientist and businessman - as he tells his own incredible story. The third most prolific inventor in history, Thomas Edison was responsible for many amazing inventions, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera and, most famously, the electric light-bulb. This invention alone has changed the world, but Thomas Edison also made important innovations in telecommunications and electrical supply, which people often forget about. Imagine a world without batteries for electric cars, electrical power, recorded music and motion pictures! Take a unique view into the life of this extraordinary man!Thomas Edison's story comes to life through BioViews®, which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet Walt Disney - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Millions of people all over the world have enjoyed countless Disney films and visited Disneyland or Disneyworld. However few know the amazing story of Walt Disney, who had the vision and masterminded the creation Mickey Mouse and the host of characters beloved all over the world. In this unique audio story from The Amazing People Club, meet Walt Disney and better understand the man and his life. Gain an insight into his career and development of his company, which has an estimated worth of over $35 billion today. His work has touched people all around this world and his story is a great example of what determination and dreaming can achieve. Walt Disney's story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Meet William Shakespeare - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet William Shakespeare in this personal audio story from The Amazing People Club. You will hear how he married a girl called Anne Hathaway and then left home to pursue his dreams of becoming a playwright in London. Experience the journey he made which would lead him to write great plays such as Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet and in turn become one of the greatest, and most influential writers of all time. Shakespeare's story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

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