This board book version of Maya Angelou--an international bestseller from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series--introduces the youngest dreamers to the powerful speaker, writer, and civil rights activist.
Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to become one of the world's most beloved writers and speakers. Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this fascinating icon, 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!
Lisbeth Kaiser is a freelance writer and children's book author. Two of her books in the internationally bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, a biographical picture and board books 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 daughters. Stan 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. Chow was guest of honor at the prestigious Hamley's Toy Store in London for the launch of a children's book series he illustrated, The Adventures of Eddie, a Very Special Pigeon. More recently he has been devoting time to his first love: cartoons and caricatures. His design for The White Stripes USB memory stick was nominated for a Grammy award.
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March 20, 2018
Little People, Big Dreams
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