Andrew Thomson

Andrew Thomson

  • 5 stars across 24 books
James Buckley Jr. has written more than 50 books for kids, including Who Was Jesse Owens? , Who Was Muhammad Ali? and Who Was Roberto Clemente?
1st March 2016

Who Was Joan of Arc?

Joan of Arc was born in a small French village during the worst period of the Hundred Years' War. For generations, Franc... MoreWho Was Joan of Arc?

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5th June 2018

Who Was Pelé?

His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is known as Pele. The now-r... MoreWho Was Pelé?

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16th April 2019

What Is the Story of Scooby-Doo?

Nothing mysterious about it! Learn all about how Scooby and his friends took over Saturday mornings - and then the world... MoreWhat Is the Story of Scooby-Doo?

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17th March 2020

What Are the Paralympic Games?

It's time to cheer for the inspiring athletes of the Paralympic Games! As the Opening Ceremony for the 1948 Summer Olymp... MoreWhat Are the Paralympic Games?

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12th January 2021

What Is Nintendo?

Founded in 1889, Nintendo started out as a small playing card company in Japan. Though the cards sold well, Nintendo rea... MoreWhat Is Nintendo?

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11th May 2021

Who Is RuPaul?

Learn how this Emmy-winning host, producer, and television personality became the world's most famous drag queen.RuPaul ... MoreWho Is RuPaul?

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11th August 2015

Who Is Malala Yousafzai?

Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She w... MoreWho Is Malala Yousafzai?

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4th December 2014

Who Was Genghis Khan?

Named Temujin at birth by his nomadic family in early Mongolia, the great Genghis Khan used his skill and cunning to cre... MoreWho Was Genghis Khan?

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7th June 2016

Who Was Alexander the Great?

When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great ki... MoreWho Was Alexander the Great?

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4th April 2017

Who Are the Rolling Stones?

Follow the bad boys of rock and roll from their beginnings in London to their unparalleled success around the world.Star... MoreWho Are the Rolling Stones?

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    What Is Nintendo?

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    I was pleasantly surprised. I got this from the library for the gamer boys of mine that are always asking questions about Nintendo. They started readi...

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    Who Is RuPaul?

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    I was surprised to see RuPaul, a gay icon, in a children's book and was interested to see how well they did. I was very pleasantly surprised to see ho...

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    My mum has bought lots of books in this series and this was the first one I chose to read. I love football and Pele is a legend so it was great to rea...