Maya Angelou (Little People Big Dreams) by Lisbeth Kaiser & Leire Salaberria
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 Maya Angelou, from her early traumatic childhood to her time as a singer, actress, civil rights campaigner and, eventually, one of America's most beloved writers. This inspiring and informative little biography features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the writer's life. 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!
Lisbeth Kaiser is a writer and editor whose work has appeared on websites, commercials, billboards and even toothbrushes. Lisbeth lives in Brooklyn with her family. This is her first children's book. Leire Salaberria was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. She majored in Fine Arts in Bilbao and studied a postgraduate in Children Illustration in Barcelona. Leire has exhibited her artwork in different countries around the world, and her work has been selected to appear in Bologna Children's Book Fair 2012, IV Ibero-American Catalog of Illustration 2013 and 2014, and the Sharjah International Book Fair 2013 and 2014. Since 2011 when she published her first book, she has illustrated several books in Italy, Mexico and Spain. She now lives and works in San Sebastián illustrating children's books, which is her favourite type of work.
Hardback: 32 pages.
25cm x 20cm.
Age: 5 to 8 Years.