In this new 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.
The second book follows Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident.
Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America.
This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Frida's life at the back.
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
'A stylish book... a great stepping stone to non-fiction.' - The Guardian Family Review
'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.' - Irish Times
'Brilliantly accessible and inspiring.' - Rhino Reads
'Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers.' - The Huffington Post
'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.' - The Daily Mail