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Health Heroes: The People Who Took Care of the World

Meet the real-life health heroes!

£1 from the sale of this book will be donated to NHS Charities Together.

For readers aged 8+, Health Heroes is packed full of true stories of healthcare workers past and present, from all walks of life and from all around the world – from Florence Nightingale and Alexander Fleming to the midwives, doctors, paramedics and carers of today. From famous names to unsung heroes, these are real people being amazing – making new discoveries, putting themselves on the front line, and helping to take care of people in need, in all sorts of ways.

Beautifully illustrated, and brimming with fun facts, information and inspiring true stories, this is the perfect read for future health heroes, fans of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Greta’s Story and Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different – or anyone who just wants to join in the round of applause!

 

Emily Sharratt is an editor and writer of children's books, such as the Ellie's War series for Scholastic. Emily lives in London with her baby daughter, the highlight of whose week during lockdown was the Thursday night 8pm clap for the carers. Unfortunately she can't tell the time yet so they were usually out on the street with their xylophone and wooden spoons from 7.30 pm onwards.