Usborne Famous Lives: Florence Nightingale

Be inspired by the true story of the ‘lady with the lamp’. Born into a wealthy family in 1820, Florence Nightingale could have lived a life of luxury. Instead, she gave it all up to help soldiers wounded in the horrific battles of the Crimean War. Becoming a nurse was the last thing a rich girl would ordinarily do – but Florence was no ordinary girl…

  • A vivid true-life story retold for developing readers
  • Mixes colour artwork with photos of people and places
  • Level 3 (Purple) of the Usborne Young Reading series
  • Longer text with lots of interest and diverse vocabulary

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