Did you know that some of the world’s greatest minds struggled at school?
Here are thirty people who may not have been top of their class but who have used their dyslexia to their advantage and changed the world for the better.
Read about the ways that these record-breakers, game-changers and risk-takers managed their dyslexia, persevered through hardships and followed their passions to great success. Be inspired by people like Dame Agatha Christie, SirRichard Branson, Jamie Oliver, Erin Brockovich, Muhammad Ali and Steven Spielberg.
This book is an empowering reminder for all kids struggling at school that they can achieve great things with their brilliant minds.
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Shannon Meyerkort is a West Australian author who enjoys finding meaningful real-life stories which can be turned into narratives. She comes from an academic background in the health and social sciences, loves research and is a complete history nerd.
Affirm Press is an independent publisher dedicated to publishing great stories, big ideas, and the most engaging local and international authors. Our children’s list has been shortlisted for the BOP Bologna Best Children’s Publisher of the Year award in 2020 and 2021.