Ayrton Senna (Little People, Big Dreams)

by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Author) Alex G Griffiths (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Ayrton Senna, the legendary Formula One hotshot.

From the moment his father gave four-year-old Ayrton Senna a go-kart, he was in love with racing. Showing promise from an early age, Ayrton would go on to take the Formula One world by storm, winning championship after championship and becoming one of the greatest drivers in the sport's history. Off the track, he championed education for the underprivileged in Brazil, his home country.

This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the superstar driver's life. 


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Review quotes

"This book does a good job highlighting the early influences that helped to propel [Senna's] big dreams." - Kay Weisman, Booklist
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books and the author of the multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture. ​

Christophe Jacques always wanted to be an artist, ever since he was a kid. He studied at the LUCA school of arts in Brussels, specializing in illustration. Christophe graduated in 2008 and since then he has been gradually making a living as an artist. He focuses on illustrations for children and he has worked with clients all over the world. He loves to create bright worlds with lots of colors and happy faces. Although he mainly works digitally, Christophe always carries a sketchbook, making sketches all of the time. Christophe lives and works in Flanders, Belgium.

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780711246720
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publication date
October 20, 2020
Series
Little People, Big Dreams

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