Meet one of the world's most beloved writers in this book for readers as young as 4 years. First in a brand new biography series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.
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|Library of Congress
||Authors, American - Biography - Juvenile literature - 20th century, African American women authors - Biography - Juvenile literature - 20th century
||Children's General Non-Fiction
Description of this Book
In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The book follows Maya Angelou, from her early traumatic childhood to her time as a singer, actress, civil rights campaigner and, eventually, one of America's most beloved writers. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Maya's life at the back.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||One children's books series trying to fight back... by telling the inspiring stories of women who overcame adversity and made history by pursuing their childhood dreams. * Toronto Star * Brilliantly accessible and inspiring * Rhino Reads * The kind of books that adults will covet and collect as well... The language and structure is simple enough for young readers, while a biographical timeline at the end of each book offers greater historical complexity * Irish Times *
||Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)
LISBETH KAISER is a writer and editor whose work has appeared on websites, commercials, billboards and even toothbrushes. Lisbeth lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter and sister and brother-in-law and nephew! This is her first children's book. LEIRE SALABERRIA was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. Currently, she lives and works in San Sebastian. She has illustrated several books in Italy, Mexico and Spain. At the moment, she continues to illustrate children's books, which is her favourite type of work.