Author(s): Beverley MacDonald
Children Non Fiction
Full of provocative facts and true stories of courage, rebellion and survival, this book will encourage young people to examine their own beliefs and values.
Are cannibals civilised?
Is the guillotine a humane form of execution?
Would you be prepared to die to defend your beliefs?
The story of human civilisation is written in blood, so how did we end up where we are today? With a mix of provocative facts, gory details and amazing stories of personal courage, Beverley MacDonald takes us on a race through history, as she asks the biggest question of all: What sort of society do you want to live in?
Beverley MacDonald was born and raised in Victoria. Her paternal grandfather was an ANZAC at Gallipoli and France; her father was a primary school teacher in regional Victoria. After the publication of her first novel she went back to school and completed a Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. She is a qualified editor and currently works in children's television.