Inspirational Lives: Ellie Simmonds

Medal winning paralympian at 13 years old

“Inspirational Lives” series focuses on the people who inspire children today.  This particular book looks at the life of Ellie Simmonds, the troubles she has overcome and the sacrifices she has made to become the swimming champion that she is today.

Learn about her performances at the Beijing Olympics and at London 2012, and how she has made an impact on Paralympic sport.

Ellie was former Brownie in England and is currently a Leader.


Book Details

  • Author: Clive Gifford
  •  9+
  •  Paperback | 32 pages
  •  220 x 272 x 2mm | 162g
  •  22 Jan 2015
  •  Hachette Children’s Group
  •  Colour photographs throughout
  •  075028367X
  •  9780750283670


Purchase Details

This book is available for purchase from Book Depository.

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