Extraordinary Life of Mary Seacole
Naida Redgrave, illustrated by Alleanna Harris

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Narrated By: Weruche Opia

Duration: 1 hour and 3 minutes

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Mary Seacole is now known for her medical work in the Crimean war, and as a brilliant woman who combated the racial prejudice she experienced in her lifetime. But for a long time her story was lost.

From growing up in Kingston, Jamaica as the daughter of a doctress to helping soldiers in the war, discover the details of the amazing life that Mary Seacole led with real-life stories, timelines and facts.

Extraordinary Lives is a bold, inclusive biography series shining a light on modern and historical figures. Entertaining, accessible and educational, they are the perfect introductions to these amazing people and their achievements.

© Naida Redgrave 2019 (P) Penguin Audio 2020


Children's / Teenage general interest: Biography & autobiography, Children's / Teenage general interest: Places & peoples, Children's / Teenage personal & social topics: racism & multiculturalism, Children's / Teenage personal & social topics: body & health, Children's / Teenage general interest: History & the past

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