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  • Published: 14 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241372739
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $22.99

The Extraordinary Life of Michelle Obama




A bold new non-fiction series for 7+ readers focusing on the lives of inspirational historical and modern figures.

Lawyer, writer, activist and First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama has become a role model and modern icon all over the world. From her childhood in Chicago, to her role as an advocate for women and diversity, via her incredibly influential time in the White House, be inspired by her determination, her voice and her story.

This beautifully illustrated book with real-life stories, timelines and facts brings Michelle Obama's extraordinary life to young readers everywhere.

  • Published: 14 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241372739
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $22.99

About the authors

Dr Sheila Kanani

Puffin (Author)
Since publishing a series of non-fiction in 1940, Puffin has grown to become one of the most iconic children's entertainment brands in the world. Publishing stories for children from 0 -12 Puffin is home to famous authors, illustrators and children's brands including Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson, Malorie Blackman, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Snowman and Diary of a Wimpy Kid to name but a few. Many of these stories live beyond the book and have inspired films, music and games.

Puffin is always on the look-out for new talent and is committed to giving children access to stories, through innovative formats and partnerships; ensuring that the magic of imagination passes from one generation to the next.

Dream big, Read Puffin.

Sheila Kanani (Author)
Dr Sheila Kanani is a space cadet, with her head high up in the clouds, even though her feet are firmly on planet Earth. Sheila became interested in space and astronomy at the age of 13 and her passion sky-rocketed from there. She has a PhD in planetary science and her favourite planet is Saturn. Her favourite 'work' interests are teaching GCSE Astronomy and giving public talks to audiences of all ages and sizes, while representing her place of work, the Royal Astronomical Society, which she adores.