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Inspirational Lives: Ellie Simmonds By Clive Gifford

Inspirational Lives: Ellie Simmonds by Clive Gifford

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Each book in this series is an individual biography of a person who is remarkable for their achievements and contribution to their time and industry.

Inspirational Lives: Ellie Simmonds Summary

Inspirational Lives: Ellie Simmonds by Clive Gifford

The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the background, life and achievements of a personality, their impact on popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of their job and how they have gained such success.

About Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. His book, The Colours of History, won the Blue Peter Book Awards' Best Book With Facts. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at

Table of Contents

  • 1: Paralympic glory
  • 2: Small, that's all
  • 3: Into the pool
  • 4: Making sacrifices
  • 5: In competition
  • 6: The Beijing Games
  • 7: Dealing with fame
  • 8: In training
  • 9: Championship success
  • 10: A day in the life of Ellie Simmonds
  • 11: Second time around
  • 12: After London 2012
  • 13: The impact of Ellie Simmonds
  • 14: Have you got what it takes to be a champion swimmer?
  • 15: Glossary
  • 16: Index

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Inspirational Lives: Ellie Simmonds by Clive Gifford
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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