The incredible stories of 12 people of history, who made a dramatic difference to the world around them, are brought to light and life in this exciting new children’s book (for ages 6–8).
From well-known to lesser-known heroes, readers will discover for themselves the lives of Martin Luther King Jr, Mother Teresa, Cecil Jackson Cole and Elizabeth Fry, to name a few. Children will find out how these 12 people were all inspired by their Christian faith to be a catalyst for positive change in their neighbourhoods, nations and world.
The stories are written in an assortment of literary styles to keep readers both engaged and entertained. They are ideal for individual reading, assemblies and extra reading in schools across the history and RE curriculum.
Created in partnership with Speaking Volumes and written by Bob Hartman (the popular storyteller and author of CWR’s Talking Tales series and YouVersion’s The Bible App for Kids).
Includes an illustration of each of the 12 influential historic Christians.
In partnership with Speaking Volumes, A World of Difference celebrates fifty years of the existence of the Christian Book Promotion Trust. The book will be sent to every school in England in October 2017 during International School Libraries week and the aim is to highlight that Christians, because of their belief, have made an invaluable contribution to society. It will also be available to buy from CWR and Christian bookshops.
Full list of historic figures:
Corrie ten Boom
Martin Luther King
Cecil Jackson Cole