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    • Amazing Entrepreneurs & Business People: A2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Fiona MacKenzie - editor, Helen Parker -adaptor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Mayer Amschel Rothschild, who started a bank which made his family rich; Cornelius Vanderbilt, who became one of the richest people in the USA; W. K. Kellogg, who started the world's biggest cereal company; Elizabeth Arden, who built the Elizabeth Arden cosmetics company; Walt Disney, who started the famous entertainment company; Soichiro Honda, who started the Honda motorbike and car company.

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    • Amazing Scientists

    • B2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: Katerina Mestheneou - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history, including Alessandro Volta, inventor of the battery; Michael Faraday, inventor of the electric motor; Marie Curie, famous for her work on radioactivity; Albert Einstein, creator of the theory of relativity; Alexander Fleming, discoverer of the first antibiotic; and Linus Pauling, chemist and peace activist.

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    • Amazing Aviators

    • A2-B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: F. H. Cornish - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    The inspiring stories of five people who changed history, including Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, who helped humans to fly; Louis Blériot, the first person to cross the sea in an aeroplane; Charles Lindbergh, the first person to cross the Atlantic alone; Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic; and Amy Johnson, the British woman who broke flying records This book is level 2 in the Collins ELT Readers series.

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    • Amazing Women: A2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Fiona MacKenzie - editor, Helen Parker - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 49 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Harriet Tubman, the slave who helped hundreds of other slaves to escape; Emmeline Pankhurst, who wanted women to be able to vote; Maria Montessori, the doctor who found a new way to teach children; Helen Keller, the deaf and blind woman who became a famous teacher; Eva Perón, the actress who helped poor and sick people in Argentina; Nancy Wake, the Second World War spy.

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    • Amazing Philanthropists: B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: MacKenzie - editor, Jane Rollason - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Alfred Nobel, creator of the Nobel Prize; Andrew Carnegie, the businessman who built libraries for poor people; John D. Rockefeller who made money from oil and gave it all away; Thomas Barnardo who created homes for poor children; Henry Wellcome who used his money for medical research; Madam C. J. Walker who gave her money to the African-American community.

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    • Amazing Architects & Artists

    • A2-B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: F. H. Cornish - adaptor, Fiona Mackenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    The inspiring stories of five people who changed history, including Leonardo da Vinci, who painted the Mona Lisa; Christopher Wren, who rebuilt London; Antoni Gaudí, who built the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona; Pablo Picasso, the famous Spanish painter; and Frida Kahlo, the famous Mexican female artist.

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    • Amazing Inventors

    • A2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: Silvia Tiberio - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 46 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history, including Johannes Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press; Louis Braille, creator of an alphabet for blind people; Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone; Thomas Edison, inventor of the electric lightbulb; Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the wireless system; and John Logie Baird, inventor of the television.

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    • Amazing Leaders

    • A2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: Silvia Tiberio - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 45 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: William the Conqueror, the first Norman King of England; Saladin, historic Muslim leader; Genghis Khan, famous leader of the Mongol empire; Catherine the Great, the woman who turned Russia into an empire; Abraham Lincoln, who stopped slavery in the USA; and Queen Victoria, the famous British Queen. This book is level 1 in the Collins ELT Readers series.

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    • Amazing Leaders: B2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Fiona MacKenzie - editor, Katerina Mestheneou - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Gaius Julius Caesar, the powerful Roman leader; Queen Elizabeth I, who ruled England for 45 years; George Washington, the first president of the USA; King Louis XVI, the last king of France; Winston Churchill, who led Britain in the Second World War; Che Guevara, the Argentinian doctor who fought for revolution.

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    • Amazing Thinkers & Humanitarians

    • B2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: Katerina Mestheneou - adaptor, Fiona Mackenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history, including Confucius, the great Chinese philosopher; Socrates, the great Greek philosopher; Aristotle, the first person to organise scientific knowledge; William Wilberforce, who ended the British slave trade; Karl Marx, who wrote The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital; and Mahatma Gandhi, who helped free India from British rule.

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    • Amazing Mathematicians: A2-B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: MacKenzie - adaptor, Anna Trewin -adaptor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 57 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Galileo who wanted to show that the earth went around the sun; René Descartes, the Frenchman who famously said 'I think, therefore I am.' ; Sir Isaac Newton who proved how gravity works; Carl Friedrich Gauss, 'the Prince of Mathematicians'; Charles Babbage who invented computers; Ada Lovelace who wrote the first computer program.

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    • Amazing Composers: A2-B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Anna Trewin - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 55 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Johann Sebastian Bach, who wrote the Brandenburg Concertos; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the child genius; Giuseppe Verdi, who wrote the operas Aida and La Traviata; Johann Strauss, 'The Waltz King'; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who wrote the ballet Swan Lake; Irving Berlin, who wrote There's No Business Like Show Business.

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    • Amazing Explorers

    • B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: Anne Collins - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history, including Marco Polo, who taught the world about China; Ibn Battuta, who travelled to 44 countries; Christopher Columbus, who discovered new worlds; James Cook, the first man to sail around the world in both directions; David Livingstone, who explored Africa; and Yuri Gagarin, the first man to go into space.

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    • Amazing Medical People: A2-B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: F. H. Cornish - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Edward Jenner, the man who fought the terrible disease smallpox; Florence Nightingale, the nurse known as 'the lady with the lamp'; Elizabeth Garrett, England's first female doctor; Carl Jung, the doctor who wanted to understand the human mind; Jonas Salk, who defeated the dangerous illness polio; Christiaan Barnard, the first man to replace a human heart.

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    • Amazing Entrepreneurs & Business People: B2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Katerina Mestheneou - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie -editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Henry J Heinz, the man who invented tomato ketchup; William Lever, who made millions from soap; Michael Marks, founder of the Marks and Spencer stores; Henry Ford, who mass produced cars and made them affordable; Coco Chanel, the businesswoman who changed fashion for women; Ray Kroc, the man who created the McDonald's chain of restaurants.

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    • Amazing Scientists: B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Fiona MacKenzie - editor, Anne Collins - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history. Contents: Antoine Lavoisier, who wrote the first modern chemistry textbook; Humphry Davy, who discovered 'laughing gas'; Charles Darwin, who changed people's ideas with his theory of evolution; Gregor Mendel, who first discovered the science of genetics; Louis Pasteur, who saved millions of lives by killing germs; Francis Crick, who helped to discover the structure of DNA.

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    • Amazing Writers: B2 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Katerina Mestheneou - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history, including Voltaire, the French writer who believed in equality for all; Charlotte Brontë, the British novelist who wrote Jane Eyre; Mark Twain, the American who wrote Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer; Jacques Prévert, the writer known in France as 'the People's Poet'; Ayn Rand, whose writing expressed her own philosophical ideas; and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, who wrote about life in a Soviet Labour Camp.

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    • Amazing Performers: B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)

    • By: Jane Rollason - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history, including Pablo Casals, the Catalan cello player; Louis Armstrong, the American trumpet player and singer; Frank Sinatra, the Italian American singer and actor; Édith Piaf, France's famous singing star; Maria Callas, the Greek opera singer; and Elvis Presley, the man who changed pop music.

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    • Amazing Writers

    • B1 (Collins Amazing People ELT Readers)
    • By: Anne Collins - adaptor, Fiona MacKenzie - editor
    • Narrated by: Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    The inspiring stories of six people who changed history, including Geoffrey Chaucer, writer of the first great works of English literature; William Shakespeare, writer of the greatest plays in history; Charles Dickens, who wanted to make England a better place; Victor Hugo, the French writer who cared about the poor; Leo Tolstoy, the man who wrote War and Peace; and Rudyard Kipling, who wrote The Jungle Book and won a Nobel Prize.

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