New Extraordinary Biographies - KS2

Collect all the  'Extraordinary Lives ' books. This series of beautifully illustrated biographies, for kids aged 7 and up, will help you to explore significant historical and cultural moments, from International Women's Day to the moon landing anniversary, with your class. Inspire today’s young readers to be extraordinary too and check out the KS2: Biography Writing Resource Pack.

The Extraordinary Life of Anne Frank

Her words have become some of the most important in modern history: discover the incredible life story of Anne Frank, whose bravery has inspired so many.

Her incredible story comes to life in this beautifully illustrated book, with narrative biography, timelines, facts and quotes.

The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson

In 1969 history was made when the first humans stepped on the moon. Back on earth, one woman was running the numbers that ensured they got there and back in one piece.

As a child, Katherine Johnson loved maths. She went on to be one of the most important people in the history of space travel. Discover her incredible life story in this beautifully illustrated book complete with narrative biography, timelines and facts.

The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is:

A student
A campaigner
An inspiration

Discover what it took for one incredible girl to become the voice of so many, in this beautifully illustrated book that brings Malala's extraordinary story to life.

The Extraordinary Life of Michelle Obama

She is a role model and feminist icon. Born and raised in Chicago, she studied and worked hard to become a lawyer, and then took to the international stage as First Lady. This beautifully illustrated biography tells the extraordinary story of Michelle Obama's life, perfect for young readers everywhere.

The Extraordinary Life of Neil Armstrong

One little boy who loved the idea of flying became the first person to set foot on the moon.

On 20 July 1969 Neil Armstrong made history, his 'giant leap for mankind'. From his childhood playing with model planes to becoming one of the most famous astronauts of all time, discover the incredible story of Neil Armstrong's life in this beautifully illustrated book, complete with narrative biography, facts and timelines.

The Extraordinary Life of Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was:

A physicist
A cosmologist
An author
One of the cleverest people who ever lived.

Discover more about the life of a man who is known for his incredible contribution to science in this beautifully illustrated book.