New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the remarkable life of Jane Austen, the English novelist, in this true story of her life.
Little Jane grew up in a big family that loved learning and she often read from her father's library. In her teenage years she began to write in bound notebooks and craft her own novels.
As an adult, Jane created stories that shone a light on the English upper classes and provided a witty social commentary of the time, creating a new dialogue for female characters in books.The Little People, Big Dreams Series:
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!
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 240 x 195 mm
'The kind of books that adults will covet and collect as well... The language and structure is simple enough for young readers, while a biographical timeline at the end of each book offers greater historical complexity.' - The Irish Times
'Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers.' - The Huffington Post
'A quirky kids biography series.' - The Voice
'Brilliantly accessible and inspiring.' - Rhino Reads
'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
You may also be interested in...
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?