Little People, Big Dreams: Frida Kahlo

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Eng Gee Fan

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781847807700

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Page: 32

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In this new series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The second book follows Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Frida's life at the back.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Gee Fan Eng

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks

ISBN: 9781847807830

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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In this new series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The second book follows Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Frida's life at the back.

Frida Kahlo

My First Frida Kahlo

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Eng Gee Fan

Publisher: Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786032478

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Now in board book! Introduce your littlest one to the world-famous painter. Told in simpler sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read out loud to little dreamers. This empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world – and is now in available in a board format for little hands! These books make the lives of these role models accessible for the youngest children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Amelia Earhart

My First Amelia Earhart

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Mariadiamantes

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786032515

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Page: 24

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Meet Amelia, the fearless female flier! Now available as a board book in the Little People, Big Dreams series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the life of Amelia Earhart, from her childhood as a tomboy to becoming the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean to her eventual disappearance. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Coco Chanel

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Ana Albero

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks

ISBN: 9781847807847

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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In this exciting new series, children will discover the lives of outstanding women who made a big difference in just about every field; from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The first installment in the Little People, Big Dreams series follows Coco Chanel. Starting with her early life in an orphanage where she is a genius with needle and thread, the story moves to her time as a cabaret singer, hat maker, and, eventually, international fashion designer. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Coco's life in the back of the book, and is illustrated throughout with the Little People, Big Dreams distinctive art style.

Little People, Big Dreams: Women in Art

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786034021

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Page: 96

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Meet three inspirational women from the world of science: Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie! This boxed gift set of three hardbacks introduces little ones to the lives of these incredible women who worked in the field of science...and changed the world! With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Audrey Hepburn

My First Audrey Hepburn

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Amaia Arrazola

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786032560

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Page: 24

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Now in board book! Introduce your littlest one to the Nobel Prize winning scientist. Told in simpler sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read out loud to little dreamers. This empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world - and is now in available in a board format for little hands! These books make the lives of these role models accessible for the youngest children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Marie Curie

My First Marie Curie

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786032546

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Page: 24

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Now in board book! Introduce your littlest one to the Nobel Prize winning scientist. Told in simpler sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read out loud to little dreamers. This empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world - and is now in available in a board format for little hands! These books make the lives of these role models accessible for the youngest children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Coco Chanel

My First Coco Chanel

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Ana Albero

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 1786032465

Category: Board books

Page: 24

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This board book version of Coco Chanel--the first title in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series--introduces the youngest dreamers to this international style icon. Following the death of her mother, Coco spent her early life in an orphanage, where she was taught how to use a needle and thread. From there, she became a cabaret singer, seamstress, hat maker, and, eventually, the world's most famous fashion designer. 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!

Agatha Christie

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9781847809599

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Page: 32

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In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The book follows Agatha Christie, who taught herself to read at the age of five, on her journey to becoming the most famous crime writer of all time. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Agatha's life at the back.

Maya Angelou

Author: L. Patricia Kite

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9780822534266

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Read about the life of the famous African-American author.

Anne Frank

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 1786036681

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the life of Anne Frank, the writer whose diary captured the hearts of the public, in this true story of her life. Little Anne was born in Germany to a liberal Jewish family. But when the Nazis came into power she was forced to go into hiding with her family. With innovative illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Rosa Parks

My First Rosa Parks

Author: Lisbeth Kaiser

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786032645

Category:

Page: 24

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New, in the My First Little People, Big Dreams series: Introduce your littlest one to the first lady of the civil rights movement, Rosa Parks. Told in simple sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read out loud to little dreamers. This empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world - and is now in available in a board format for little hands! These books make the lives of these role models accessible for the youngest children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

I Dissent

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark (With Audio Recording)

Author: Debbie Levy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481465600

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable! Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG, tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements.

Jane Goodall

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 1786032945

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Page: 32

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New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMSseries, discover the amazing life of Jane Goodall, the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could. Jane lived with chimpanzees in their natural habitat and became famous for her pioneering approach to research. She now educates the public on animal rights. This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the primatologist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMSis 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!

Little People, Big Dreams: Frida Kahlo Paper Doll

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Gee Fan Eng

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786034045

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Page: 32

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*New in the Little People, Big Dreams series: meet Marie Curie - the Nobel Prize winning scientist - in this Paper Doll Gift Edition set.* Read the story of this revolutionary woman's life, and role play in an interactive learning experience. Press out Marie and dress her in her lab coat. Then press out and create your own laboratory, with lab coat, periodic table, beakers, bench and more, and you are ready to play. As a child, Marie Curie loved learning. And when she grew up, she followed her love of science to revolutionize the fight against cancer, with her discovery of radium and polonium. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world! This special Paper Doll gift edition contains: one drawer with hardback book and three sheets of card with press-out pieces - perfect for little activists everywhere.

Discoveries: Frida Kahlo, Painting Her Own Reality

Author: Christina Burrus

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 144

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"My painting carries within it the message of pain". Frida Kahlo—born in 1907 near Mexico City—learned about pain at a very early age. She contracted polio at six, and then at eighteen suffered serious and permanent injury to her right leg and pelvis in a terrible bus accident. Young and undaunted, she went on to fall in love with the great mural painter Diego Rivera at a time when their native Mexico was going through a period of thrilling political and cultural upheaval. Rivera and Kahlo were a legendary couple—both were impassioned, lifelong communists while fervently attached to traditional Mexican Indian culture, and both were driven by a relentless artistic ambition that surmounted all the dramas that plagued their marriage. Later, Frida became the friend and lover of Leon Trotsky. She was greatly admired by the Surrealists and sat for some of the greatest photographers of her day. Her art largely consisted of self-portraits, like the famous paintingsThe Two FridasandThe Broken Column, though she also left many striking still-lives. InFrida Kahlo: Painting Her Own Reality, Christina Burrus assesses Frida Kahlo’s extraordinary work—a maelstrom of cruelty, humor, candor, and insolence reflecting the essence of a free, beautiful, courageous woman who concealed her physical pain behind peals of infectious laughter.

Georgia O'Keeffe

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786031211

Category: Painters

Page: 32

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New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest artists, in this true story of a talented painter who broke boundaries. As a child, little Georgia viewed the world differently from other people. She roamed outdoors with her sketch book, while other girls played. As an adult, she painted all day. From New York City to New Mexico, she was influenced by the landscapes of her environment. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Simone de Beauvoir

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Christine Roussey

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 1786032937

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Page: 32

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New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Simone de Beauvoir, the great French philosopher and mother of feminism. When Simone de Beauvoir was a little girl, her father would proudly boast that she had the brain of a man--whatever that meant. But later, after years of studying, Simone would write a book that challenged the role of women in society, sending shock waves around the world. This moving 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 philosopher's life. 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. 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!