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What would you do with a billion dollars? This question gets a definitive answer from billionaire Richard Branson: do everything! Born into a wealthy family in London, Branson suffered from dyslexia and was a poor student. Still, his knack for business started early with a successful parakeet-breeding enterprise at age 11.The charismatic entrepreneur launched his first major business, Virgin Records, at age 22 and spent the next few decades building the Virgin group that now includes more than 400 companies. Known for his eccentric lifestyle and trillion-watt smile, Bransons hot air balloon flights, innovative leadership, and world record attempts have made him an instantly-recognizable global icon.
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This fun and interactive journal prompts kids to record their own life stories. and#160;Each illustrated spread focuses on different topics and#150; from birth and the toddler years up to the present and dreams for the future. Create your own family tree, list your BFFs, pets, and favorite subjects, food, and hobbies. and#160;When completed, readers will have an up-to-the-minute autobiography that is right at home among our other legendary Who Wasand#133;? titles.
Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was ? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and change the world.”
About the Author
Pamela Pollock and Meg Belviso are authors of several books for children and reside in New York, New York.
Stephen Marchesi has illustrated several titles in the Who Was? series and lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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