New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, meet an inspiring women's rights activist who changed the world for future generations of women.
As a child, Emmeline Pankhurst was shocked at the inequality of men and women that she saw all around her.
When she grew up, she never stopped fighting for women to get the vote, inspiring other women to demonstrate, go on hunger strike and protest for the cause.
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. 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. 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!
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Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 240 x 195 mm
'These books are designed with admirable simplicity... the difficult, often traumatic detail of an entire life is distilled with tremendous skill into its essence; the result is age-appropriate for yet unpatronising to five-year-olds, and hums with a sense of transgressive inspiration' * The Times Literary Supplement *
"Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers."* The Huffington Post *
'This small, stylish book...will introduce young children to the suffragists and their cause...explained in a simple, inspirational way, and leavened by Ana Sanfelippo's charming illustrations' * New York Times *
'Empowering books EVERY child should read... Yes they are all women but these stories have captured both boys and girls... A must for every child's bookshelf.'
* Junior Magazine *
'A gorgeously designed series of books about achieving great things after dreaming big as a child. This simply told tale of the suffragettes opens up a world of whys about how the world used to be... Packed with great, easy-to-read facts at the back for avid minds' * Smallish *
'If I had to pick a favourite series of children's picture books, Little People, Big Dreams would definitely be up there... Educational, inspiring and empowering for young girls, we plan to collect the entire set.' * Bambino Goodies *
"Brilliantly accessible and inspiring" * Rhino Reads *
"A QUIRKY kids biography series"* The Voice *
"One children's books series trying to fight back... by telling the inspiring stories of women who overcame adversity and made history by pursuing their childhood dreams." * Toronto Star *
'Sumptuously illustrated hardbacks, they take the life stories of famous women in history and retell them in a child-friendly way' * Daily Mail *
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