Little Guides To Great Lives: Maya Angelou by Danielle Jawando & Noa Snir


This fully illustrated book about Maya Angelou is part of the non-fiction series Little Guides for Great Lives: A series of biographies introducing inspirational historical figures to children aged 7-11.  From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way, telling the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.  Maya Angelou was an African-American author, poet, playwright and civil rights activist.  She wrote seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and a long list of plays, films and television shows.  Never taking ‘No’ for an answer, Maya used her voice and her art to overcome prejudice and difficulty and to become an inspiration to those around her and to future generations.  Her story is a rich and remarkable one – a tale filled with strength, hardship and hope.  Maya learned the importance of using her own voice to help others and change the world!

Danielle Jawando is a children’s author and screenwriter. Danielle’s short story Kyle’s City was broadcast by the BBC and her debut novel is out in 2020.  Noa Snir is an illustrator, a colour enthusiast and a printmaker.  Born and raised in Jerusalem, she is currently living and working in Berlin. 

Hardback: 64 pages.

19cm x 15cm.

Age: 7 to 11 Years.

ISBN: 9781786275066.