Fantastic People Who Dared to Fail

True stories of people who changed the world by falling down first

Fantastic People Who Dared to Fail

For Ages: 10 - 99
Even the most successful people don’t always triumph first time round! Find out how well-known people turned their failures into triumphs with this engaging and positive guide that shows how falling down can just be the first step to making big things happen.

Discover the failures and mistakes made by some famous faces you might think have always been successes! From twelve publishers turning down J.K. Rowling who has become one of the bestselling authors of all-time, to James Dyson who created over five thousand prototypes before getting his innovative vacuum right, to Steven Spielberg who was rejected from film school only to become a world-renowned film director, these thirty-five "blunder wunders" achieved greatness because of their persistence, drive and passion.

Be inspired by real-life stories that show even the biggest mistakes, flops and blunders can turn into something amazing! Just think what you can achieve if you never give up and always believe in yourself!
  • Simon & Schuster Children's UK | 
  • 368 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781471181085 | 
  • November 2018
List Price ₹294.00 (price may vary by retailer)

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About the Author

Luke Reynolds
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Luke Reynolds

Luke Reynolds taught in public schools for many years before becoming an assistant professor of education at Endicott College. His is the author of Fantastic FailuresSurviving Middle School, The Looney Experiment, and the picture books If My Love Were a Fire Truck and Bedtime Blastoff! He and his wife, Jennifer, have three sons.

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