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Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2 - Ben Brooks

Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2

By: Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 12th March 2019
ISBN: 9781787476554
Number Of Pages: 208

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This is the follow-up to the much loved and hugely successful STORIES FOR BOYS WHO DARE TO BE DIFFERENT, the bestselling book that changed countless boys' lives around the world and gave them the confidence to be themselves.

What have the footballer Kylian Mbappe, the philosopher Socrates and the singer Ed Sheeran all got in common? All three of them defied expectations - going against the grain and pursuing their dreams - despite a seemingly impossible barrage of obstacles and difficulties. Their stories are incredible, as are those of the tap-dancer Evan Ruggiero, the Pokemon creator Satoshi Tajiri, and the other inspirational boys who fill the pages of this extraordinary book.

It's books like these that can make a huge difference to parents and their children's lives. In this day and age, any publication that shows how we can triumph in the face of adversity and prejudice deserves to be read over and over again.

About the Author

Ben Brooks was born in 1992 and lives in Berlin. He is the author of several books, including Grow Up and Lolito , which won the Somerset Maugham Award in 2015.

Industry Reviews

This book can save lives. This book can change lives. This book can help to bring forth another generation of boys who dare to be different. - Benjamin Zephaniah (Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different)

[The stories] coalesce into a rousing symphony of against-the-odds achievement. - Financial Times (Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different)

[This] will help to inspire a younger generation to understand that you don't have to be tough, strong and a dragon killer to be worthwhile. - Stylist (Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different)

Offer[s] a refreshing twist . . . and will encourage young boys to resist the gender stereotypes that can damage men as much as women. - Daily Express (Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different) *

ISBN: 9781787476554
ISBN-10: 1787476553
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 12th March 2019
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 19.7  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 1