Meet three inspirational women from the world of music: Ella Fitzgerald, Dolly Parton and Josephine Baker!
This boxed gift set of three hardback books from the internationally bestselling Little People, Big Dreams series introduces little dreamers to the lives of these incredible women who worked in music and changed the world. In these remarkable true stories, learn how three women overcame hardship to achieve great success in music. Ella spent her early years singing and dancing on the streets of Harlem. She went on to become one of the most famous jazz singers of the twentieth century. Dolly grew up poor in money but rich in love. She followed her musical passion to make her name as a world-famous singer songwriter and businesswoman. Josephine was born for the stage. She moved to Paris and found her audience, working as a dancer, and actor - and even a French Resistance agent. Each of these moving books features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the woman's life.
Little People, Big Dreams is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Also available to collect are the boxed gift sets Women in Science (Little People, Big Dreams), which includes hardback editions of Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie; Women in Arts (Little People, Big Dreams), which includes hardback editions of Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo and Audrey Hepburn.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, Big Dreams!
ISABEL SANCHEZ 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.
|Publication Date||October 2019
|Imprint||Frances Lincoln Children's|
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