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.
Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk
Paralympic glory Small, that's all Into the pool Making sacrifices In competition The Beijing Games Dealing with fame In training Championship success A day in the life of Ellie Simmonds Second time around After London 2012 The impact of Ellie Simmonds Have you got what it takes to be a champion swimmer? Glossary Index