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Gary Barlow is a national treasure! A member of the group Take That, as well as a solo artist, Gary is one of the biggest names on the music scene today. He is known for his amazing musical talent, his appearance on The X Factor, and much more.

Find out about the man behind the microphone; what inspires Gary, where he grew up, his interests, and his work in activism and philanthropy.

Readers get a great close-up view of Gary – from his early days with Take That – with interesting facts, fun trivia and quotes. Have a go at the Gary Barlow quiz, find out about his famous friends, and what he likes to do in his spare time.

A fantastic resources for biography based project work; full glossary and index included.

Each title in the Real-life Stories series looks at a celebrity who is at the top of their game and the height of their career. We take a look at how they got to where they are today, what their daily life is like and where they are going next.