In this new 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 second book follows Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Frida's life at the back.
About the Author
Isabel Sanchez Vegara 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.
Gee Fan Eng, pronounced in Chinese as Yi Fan, graduated in Visual Communication, and after one and half years in the design industry, decided to embark on a full-time illustration career. She is currently based in Perlis, Malaysia, where she lives with her two dogs.
"A stylish book ... a great stepping stone to non-fiction." * The Guardian Family Review *
"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 *
"Brilliantly accessible and inspiring" * Rhino Reads *
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 *
"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
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st February 2016
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 19.5
Weight (kg): 0.35