Josephine Baker (Little People Big Dreams) by Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Agathe SorletOnly 1 left!
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. This book follows the colourful life of Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life. Little Josephine grew up in St Louis, Missouri during segregation. But Josephine loved to dance and perform and dreamed of being on stage. When she grew up, Josephine defied expectations and left for Paris, where audiences fell in love with her. She fought against segregation her whole life and kept going with style, whatever was thrown in her way. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
Isabel Sanchez Vegara was born in Barcelona, Spain, and 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. Agathe Sorlet is a graduate from LISAA and Gobelins, and works as an illustrator and animator in Paris. She shares her time between professional and personal work that she publishes daily on her social networks, taking inspirations from the people around her, in particular women and all the person that she crosses in the street.
Hardback: 32 pages.
25cm x 20cm.
Age: 5 to 8 Years.