Nelson Mandela (Little People, Big Dreams)

by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Author) Alison Hawkins (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first Black president and his fight for equality.

Little Nelson's father would call him a 'trouble maker'. However, Nelson's rebellious nature would lead him to become one of the world's most inspirational civil right's leaders and anti-apartheid revolutionaries. Despite the many years of imprisonment and adversity he faced, Nelson remained victorious and was voted to become South Africa's first black president. 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 activist turned president's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling 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 hardback 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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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. In 2014, she created a book for her two twin nieces for their birthday, which shortly thereafter became the first book in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series. This multimillion-copy bestselling series of picture books explores the lives of outstanding people. From Mahatma Gandhi to Aretha Franklin, to Prince, Sánchez Vegara researches complex careers and makes them accessible to young children, with her unique and mindful style of writing. She works with a diverse team of illustrators to make each book lively, eye-catching and motivating. 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. ​

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780711257917
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Frances Lincoln Ltd
Publication date
January 20, 2022
Series
Little People, Big Dreams
BISAC categories
JNF007070 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Political
JNF025010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Africa
JNF009000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Boys & Men
Library of Congress categories
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