*Selected as One of Oprah’s Favorite Things 2021*
“It’s never too early to introduce youngsters to inspiring people who have changed the world.” – As Oprah says on OprahDaily.com
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. Collect even more Little People, BIG DREAMS hardback books by theme with the boxed gift sets: Women in Science
, Women in Art
, Earth Heroes
, Inspiring Writers
and Black Voices
.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people
who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
About the Author
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books and the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. 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. ?