The Story of Florence Nightingale

The Trailblazing Nurse of Victorian England

by Charlotte Moore

  • Published: 01 Jun 2017
  • Price: 7.99
  • ISBN: 9781780723273
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Florence knew she did not want a life of fancy clothes and parties, like all the other girls. She was going to do something different – and important. But what…?

In 1854, she shocked everyone. Florence set out for the Crimea to nurse soldiers injured in the war. Nothing could have prepared her for the horror of the army hospital, the filth and dirt, and the rats scuttling round the dying soldiers on the blood-soaked floor.

But Florence was not to be beaten. She was going to change nursing forever!


Children’s History (8-13 yrs)

“"Everyone should read these lively biographies - a perfect introduction to the most fascinating period in history."”
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About Charlotte Moore

Charlotte Moore is the author of three novels: Promises Past, Ark and My Sister, Victoria, and one book for children, WHO WAS...Florence Nightingale. Her most recent book was George and Sam: Autism in the Family.