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 Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female flier to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Amelia's life at the back.
About the Author
M Isabel S nchez Vergara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.
About the Illustrator
Maria Dimantes is a studio in Barcelona run by Clara Mercader, specialising in managing corporate identity, art and illustration. She has a fresh and colourful approach to her projects, in which she always combines illustrations with design. Her clients include Volkswagen, Nescaf and Amazon.
"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 *
Best children's books for spring - "Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers."
* The Huffington Post *
"A QUIRKY kids biography series"
* The Voice *
"Brilliantly accessible and inspiring" * Rhino Reads *
"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 *
'Sumptuously illustrated hardbacks, they take the life stories of famous women in history and retell them in a child-friendly way' * Daily Mail *
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS
For Ages: 5+ years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st September 2016
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 19.5
Weight (kg): 0.35