Emmeline: My First Emmeline Pankhurst (Little People Big Dreams Young Reader Edition)

by Lisbeth Kaiser (Author) Ana Sanfelippo (Illustrator)

Emmeline: My First Emmeline Pankhurst (Little People Big Dreams Young Reader Edition)
This board book version of Emmeline Pankhurst--an international bestseller in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series--introduces the youngest dreamers to this pioneering activist for women's rights.

As a child, Emmeline Pankhurst was inspired by books about heroes who fought for others. She dedicated her life to fighting for women's voting rights and, with hard work and great bravery, led a remarkable movement that changed the world. Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this heroic activist, and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of this sturdy board book on their own.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

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Review quotes

"packs an emotional punch" - Entertainment Weekly

"We're obsessed with the 'Little People, Big Dreams' series" - MotherMag

"Stirring encouragement for all 'little people' with 'big dreams.'" - Kirkus

"Informative text...smartly illustrated... Another batch of successful instalments in the series" - School Library JournalÿSLJ

"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

"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

Lisbeth Kaiser
Lisbeth Kaiser is a freelance writer and bestselling children's book author. She recently wrote Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? and Who Was Ruther Bader Ginsburg? in the new WHO WAS? Board Book series. Two of her books in the internationally bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, a biographical picture book and board book series, Maya Angelou and Emmeline Pankhurst, were selected for the ALA's Amelia Bloomer Book List. Lisbeth lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two little readers.

Yanitzia Canetti es la presidenta de Cambridge BrickHouse, Inc. Yanitzia se desempeña como consultora literaria, escritora y traductora para las principales editoriales. Experta tanto en libros para el mercado general como para el sector educativo, es la autora de más de 500 libros. En el 2011, fue elegida por la revista People en español como una de las 25 Mujeres Hispanas Más Poderosas del Mundo.

Yanitzia Canetti is the head of Brickhouse Learning. Yanitzia works as a literary consultant, writer, and translator across all major publishing houses. An expert in both the trade and educational markets, she has published over 500 books in Spanish. In 2011, she was selected by People magazine as one of the 25 Most Powerful Hispanic Women of the World.

Stanley Chow was born and raised in Manchester, England, where he currently resides. He began his career in 1997 as a fashion illustrator and storyboard artist and has become one of the most highly respected and established artists in the U.K. He works with various media in the advertising, design, publishing, packaging, gaming, animation, and interactive spheres. Most notably, Chow was nominated for a Grammy award for his design work with the White Stripes in 2008, though he is best known for his recognizable illustrations and portraits of the staff writers for New Yorker magazine. More recently he has provided the artwork for Nina Simone's recent posthumously released album Fodder on My Wings, and is the illustrator for the Who Was? Board Book series with Rise x Penguin Workshop.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781786032614
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Frances Lincoln Ltd
Publication date
February 20, 2019
Series
Little People, Big Dreams

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