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.
Content type: Stories
Age Range: 5-8, 8-12+