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The Boy who Harnessed the Wind

This book follows the true story of William Kamkwamba. A young boy from Malawi in Central Africa who, at the age of fourteen, built a power-generating windmill out of scrap parts using nothing but an old diagram as a guide, and effectively rescued his entire village from famine. His best-selling memoir, 'The Boy who harnessed the Wind', tells of William's early life growing up in remote Malawi, the amazing process of building his first windmill, and his subsequent rise to fame. Read more about the book, and the award-winning documentary 'William and the Windmill' here.   This book is available…

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This book follows the true story of William Kamkwamba. A young boy from Malawi in Central Africa who, at the age of fourteen, built a power-generating windmill out of scrap parts using nothing but an old diagram as a guide, and effectively rescued his entire village from famine.

His best-selling memoir, ‘The Boy who harnessed the Wind’, tells of William’s early life growing up in remote Malawi, the amazing process of building his first windmill, and his subsequent rise to fame.

Read more about the book, and the award-winning documentary ‘William and the Windmill’ here.

 

This book is available for order from any major bookshop worldwide.