Ben Brooks Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different 2

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About this Book

The follow up to the award-winning and bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

Tom Daley, Oliver Sacks, the Jamaican Bobsled team, Amrou Al-Kadhi, Carlos Acosta... all dared to be different. This is the follow-up to the much loved and hugely successful Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, the bestselling book that changed countless boys' lives around the world and gave them the confidence to be themselves.

What have the footballer Kylian Mbappe, the philosopher Socrates and the singer Ed Sheeran all got in common? All three of them defied expectations - going against the grain and pursuing their dreams - despite a seemingly impossible barrage of obstacles and difficulties. Their stories are incredible, as are those of the tap-dancer Evan Ruggiero, the Pokemon creator Satoshi Tajiri, and the other inspirational boys who fill the pages of this extraordinary book

It's books like these that can make a huge difference to parents and their children's lives. In this day and age, any publication that shows how we can triumph in the face of adversity and prejudice deserves to be read over and over again.

About the Author

Ben Brooks was born in 1992 and lives in Bulgaria. He is the author of several books, including Grow Up, Lolito, which won the Somerset Maugham Award in 2015, and the runaway international bestseller Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different. Quinton Winter is a British illustrator, artist and colourist. He has worked for many clients including the Guardian newspaper, Walker Books, Gogglebox, 2000AD, Vertigo Comics, Mojo and the BBC.

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This book can save lives. This book can change lives. This book can help to bring forth another generation of boys who dare to be different.
- * Benjamin Zephaniah *

[The stories] coalesce into a rousing symphony of against-the-odds achievement.
- * Financial Times *

[This] will help to inspire a younger generation to understand that you don't have to be tough, strong and a dragon killer to be worthwhile.
- * Stylist *

Offer[s] a refreshing twist . . . and will encourage young boys to resist the gender stereotypes that can damage men as much as women.
- * Daily Express *

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