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Rosa Parks : Little People, BIG DREAMS - Marta Antelo

Rosa Parks

Little People, BIG DREAMS

By: Lisbeth Kaiser, Marta Antelo (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 23rd August 2017
ISBN: 9781786030177
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old

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Discover the life of Rosa Parks in this inspiring story of her life. Features a facts and photos section at the back.

All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa has been described as The Mother of the Freedom Movement; this inspiring story of her life features a facts and photos.

About the Author

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.

MARTA ANTELO graduated with a Fine Arts degree in Valencia, where she was born. After graduation, she moved to Madrid, where she works as a freelance illustrator.

Industry Reviews

'a beautiful picture book' * Stylist *
'Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers.' * Huffington Post *
'These books are designed with admirable simplicity... the difficult, often traumatic detail of an entire life is distilled with tremendous skill into its essence; the result is age-appropriate for yet unpatronising to five-year-olds, and hums with a sense of transgressive inspiration' * The Times Literary Supplement *
'A gorgeously designed series of books about achieving great things after dreaming big as a child... Packed with great, easy-to-read facts at the back for avid minds' * Smallish *
'Empowering books EVERY child should read... Yes they are all women but these stories have captured both boys and girls... A must for every child's bookshelf.' * Junior Magazine *
'an arts gift in a pear tree! - This little children's book is a lovely way to learn about the "mother of the civil rights movement." With facts and quirky illustrations' * Guardian *
"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 *
'If I had to pick a favourite series of children's picture books, Little People, Big Dreams would definitely be up there... Educational, inspiring and empowering for young girls, we plan to collect the entire set.' * Bambino Goodies *
"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 *

"A QUIRKY kids biography series"

* The Voice *
'Sumptuously illustrated hardbacks, they take the life stories of famous women in history and retell them in a child-friendly way' * Daily Mail *

ISBN: 9781786030177
ISBN-10: 1786030179
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 23rd August 2017
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 19.5  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.35

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