Extraordinary People: A Semi-Comprehensive Guide to Some of the World's Most Fascinating Individuals (Hardcover)

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By Michael Hearst, Aaron Scamihorn (Illustrator)
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Description


Inside this book, you'll find stories of 50 extraordinary people such as:
Evel Knievel, who jumped his motorcycle over 14 Greyhound buses
The Iceman, the most well-preserved human, found in the ice after 5,300 years
Sam Patch, who jumped Niagara Falls for $75
Helen Thayer, who walked to the North Pole alone
Roy Sullivan, who was struck by lightning 7 times
These intriguing facts and hundreds more await curious readers, amateur historians, and anyone who aspires to the altogether extraordinary.

About the Author


Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and writer. He is the author of Unusual Creatures: A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth's Strangest Animals and is the founding member of the band One Ring Zero. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Aaron Scamihorn is an illustrator, designer, and screen printer based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. He operates his business under the name Ronlewhorn Industries.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781452127095
ISBN-10: 1452127093
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: May 12th, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English