Inspirational Lives: JK Rowling Cath Senker

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Paperback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780750269544
Size:
270 x 184 x 5mm
Published:
1st November 2012
User Rating:
Write your own review..
Series:
Inspirational Lives
  • £6.74
  • RRP: £8.99
  • You Save: £2.25 (25%)
  • Add to Basket
  • Available within 7 days


Overview

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.

Contents

A flash of inspiration An imaginative child Town and countryside in Tutshill Teenage years A secretary's story Life in Portugal A day in the life of J.K.Rowling Difficult times Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Catapulted Harry on the big screen A quiet celebrity The impact of J.K.Rowling Do you have what it takes to be a fiction writer?

Author

Cath Senker is a children's non-fiction writer who specialises in writing about modern history, global issues and world religions. Her latest history titles include Living Through the Vietnam War (Raintree, 2011), Our World Divided: Israel and the Middle East (Wayland, 2011) and A Cultural History of Women in America: Women Claim the Vote (Bailey Publishing, 2011). She has a particular interest in the topics of migration, refugees and racism and recently wrote Mapping Global Issues: Immigrants and Refugees (Arcturus, 2011). In her work, Cath aims to highlight individuals' experiences and to present different viewpoints in a non-judgemental way as a basis for discussion. Cath also works as a project manager and editor on non-fiction titles for both children and adults. Before embarking on a freelance career, she worked as a commissioning editor for a children's educational publishing company for eight years. She is also an experienced ESOL teacher. Cath volunteers with City Reads, a project that aims to widen the enjoyment of books and reading among people of all ages, especially people from disadvantaged communities. She is a also a keen amateur cyclist, cook and gardener.

More like this