Discover six incredible people who changed the world

From Harriet Tubman to Stephen Hawking, get ready to dive into the Trailblazers series and explore the lives of some of history's most inspiring artists, activists, inventors and pioneers...

This fascinating series of biographies explores the lives of incredible historical and contemporary icons such as physicists Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein, athlete Simone Biles, astronaut Neil Armstrong, megastar Beyoncé Knowles, and civil rights activist Harriet Tubman. Perfect bite-sized biographies for readers aged 9 and up, each beautifully illustrated book is packed full of interesting trivia about their subjects and easy-to-digest facts about their industries, lives and achievements.

To get your hands on the whole set, simply answer the question below and leave your details by the closing date of 11pm on Thursday 10 December.

Read the review: Beyoncé: Queen of the Spotlight

Read the review: Simone Biles: Golden Girl of Gymnastics

Win the Trailblazers series

Which pop group was megastar Beyoncé Knowles once a part of?

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2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. 

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Thursday, 10 December 2020.

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