Be proud to be called
Pick your favourite famous brainboxes as
heroes! If anyone teases you for being as
clever or as interesting as you are; remember
your role models. 'Be' your hero for a moment.
Let any nasty comments simply flow over
you without sticking. Think of how dirty water
whooshes straight off the delicate feathers of
a duck's back. (-And find yourself some real
friends who like the same things you do.)
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Choose your heroes!
Lumos Maxima! -What about Hermione Granger from Harry
Potter? Or Professor Branestawm and Connie?
Cartoon crazy? There's Velma Dinkley (Scooby-Doo),
Donatello (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and
Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony).
In comedy, there are Sheldon Cooper and Dr Amy Farrah
Fowler (The Big Bang Theory).
Real-life bookworms: Author J K Rowling OBE, narrator
Stephen Fry and actress Emma Watson all applied their
genius to Harry Potter.
Don't forget Countdown maths whizzes Carol Vorderman
MBE and Rachel Riley.
And surely our much-loved astronaut Tim Peake is a bit of a
American author John Green's funny Vlog Brothers routines
with Hank are an online hit. John says he “loves being a nerd”!
B E P R O U D O F W H O YO U A R E !
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Boﬃn astronomers include musicians Brian Cox OBE, Brian
May CBE and comedian Dara Ó Briain.