The Book of Kings

Author(s): Stephanie Warren Drimmer; Caleb Magyar; Kate Hale

Biographies (Famous People)

Mighty monarchs, powerful presidents, legendary leaders ... discover more than 100 true stories of magnificent men who changed the world.


They're kings wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they're revolutionaries on the front lines of change, they're presidents and prime ministers leading their nations, or they're CEOs, scientists, sports legends, and artists who rose to the top of their fields. Welcome to The Book of Kings, where being a mighty monarch doesn't just mean wearing a crown. Leaders like these come from all over the globe and have different talents. But most of all? They rule


Kids are sure to enjoy meeting these mighty men. Some wielded their might for good while others let their power go to their heads. Yet all are (or were) powerful people who changed the course of history. From Henry VIII to Steve Jobs to Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more, every regal ruler in this book showcases the kind of guts, smarts, and strength it takes to lead. And while there are some kings who you might recognize, others may leave you wondering why so many brave, smart, and hardworking people have gone unnoticed ... until now. Whether real-life royals or average Joes who rose to rule, get ready to be inspired by their stories.


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General Fields

  • : 9781426335334
  • : National Geographic Society
  • : National Geographic Society
  • : November 2019
  • : .68 Inches X 8.19 Inches X 11.19 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 920.71
  • : 176
  • : Stephanie Warren Drimmer; Caleb Magyar; Kate Hale
  • : Hardback