Little People, BIG DREAMS: American Dreams: A Treasury of 40 Inspiring Americans (Hardcover)

Little People, BIG DREAMS: American Dreams: A Treasury of 40 Inspiring Americans By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Lisbeth Kaiser Cover Image
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This is book number 97 in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series.


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Dive deeper into the world of Little People, BIG DREAMS with this beautifully packaged and highly giftable keepsake treasury featuring 40 great American dreamers from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling series.

*2024 Notable Social Studies Trade Book*


Learn more about each of your favorite dreamers with new in-depth stories, facts, and figures in this beautifully crafted compendium. With an emphasis on heroes of the USA, each story is rewritten to be appropriate for an older audience. Revisit best-loved figures from the series and some new ones, too, including Prince, Maya Angelou, Dolly Parton, Martin Luther King Jr., Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jordan, Amanda Gorman, Gloria Steinem, Elvis, Neil Armstrong, and Dwayne Johnson. Discover how these incredible people shaped America into the country it is today.

From inspiring artists and passionate activists to intrepid explorers and groundbreaking musicians, this collection goes further than the original series into the lives of these iconic figures—perfect for curious minds who always want to know more!

This luxury keepsake treasury makes the perfect gift for holidays, birthdays, and more.

Each of the beautifully written biographies is accompanied by a timeline, featuring extra information, important dates, and real photos

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling biography series for kids that explores 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 of books 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 and paperback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. With rewritten text for older children, the treasuries each bring together a multitude of dreamers in a single volume. You can also collect a selection of the books by theme in boxed gift sets. Activity books and a journal 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!

About the Author


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. ​

Lisbeth Kaiser is a children’s book author and copywriter. She specialises in children’s books about revolutionary people. Two of her books in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Maya Angelou and Emmeline Pankhurst, were selected for the ALA’s Amelia Bloomer Book List, recognising the best feminist books for young readers. Lisbeth lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780711285576
ISBN-10: 0711285578
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: July 4th, 2023
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS