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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln
  • ISBN: 9781847809599
  • Category:
  • 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.

Frida Kahlo

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.

Coco Chanel

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.

Coco Chanel

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!

The Story Machine

The Story Machine

  • Author: Tom McLaughlin
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1408839326
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 32
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Elliott is a boy who likes to find things and, one day, he stumbles across a machine. At first, he can't work out what the machine is for – it doesn't beep or buzz like all his other machines and it doesn't have an ON/OFF button. Then, quite by accident, Elliott makes the machine work. The machine makes letters! Elliott thinks it must be a story machine but, sadly, Elliott isn't very good at letters and words. How can he make magical stories without them? But, wait, some of the letters look like pictures. Elliott is good at pictures and, as he discovers, pictures make stories. An inspiring, uplifting picture book about the simple joys of a typewriter in a world of hi-tech machines. Perfect for fans of Oliver Jeffers.

Little People, Big Dreams: Women in Art

Little People, Big Dreams: Women in Art

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 9781786034021
  • Category:
  • 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!

Maya Angelou

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.

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

My First Amelia Earhart

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Mariadiamantes
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 9781786032515
  • Category:
  • 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!

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

My First Audrey Hepburn

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Amaia Arrazola
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 9781786032560
  • Category:
  • 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!

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

  • Author: Agatha Christie
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9780312979478
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 288
  • View: 1794
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Considered one of the greatest mysteries of all time, Christie's masterpiece of murder and suspense is available in this newly packaged paperback. Ten strangers, each with a dark secret, are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one, they die--and before the weekend is out, there will be none.

Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst

My First Emmeline Pankhurst

  • Author: Lisbeth Kaiser
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 9781786032621
  • Category:
  • Page: 24
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New, in the My First Little People, Big Dreams series: Introduce your littlest one to the leader of the suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst. 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!

Frida Kahlo

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
  • View: 7333
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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!

Jane Austen

Jane Austen

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
  • ISBN: 9781786031204
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 32
  • View: 1949
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New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the remarkable life of Jane Austen, the British novelist, in this true story of her life. Little Jane grew up in a big family that loved learning and she often read from her father's library. In her teenage years she began to write in bound notebooks and craft her own novels. As an adult, Jane secretly created stories that shone a light on the British upper classes and provided a witty social commentary of the time, creating a new dialogue for female characters in books. 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!

Swan

Swan

The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

  • Author: Laurel Snyder
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • ISBN: 1452153639
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 52
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The world is big. Anna is small. The snow is everywhere and all around. But one night . . . One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Beautiful, inspirational, and triumphant, Anna Pavlova's life is masterfully captured in this exquisite picture book.

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Agathe Sorlet
  • Publisher: Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 1786036703
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 32
  • View: 3084
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New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life. Little Josephine grew up in St Louis, Missouri during segregation. But Josephine loved to dance and perform and dreamed of being on stage. When she grew up, Josephine defied expectations and left for Paris, where audiences fell in love with her. She fought against segregation her whole life and kept going withstyle, whatever was thrown in her way. 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!

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
  • Publisher: Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 1786032317
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 32
  • View: 7963
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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!

Crooked House

Crooked House

  • Author: Agatha Christie
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0062006614
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 256
  • View: 4351
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“Writing Crooked House was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best.” --Agatha Christie Described by the queen of mystery herself as one of her favorites of her published work, Crooked House is a classic Agatha Christie thriller revolving around a devastating family mystery. The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man’s young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward, fiancé of the late millionaire’s granddaughter.

Cinderella of the Nile

Cinderella of the Nile

  • Author: Beverley Naidoo
  • Publisher: One Story, Many Voices
  • ISBN: 9781910328293
  • Category: Cinderella (Tale)
  • Page: 40
  • View: 4212
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Beautifully retold by the award-winning author Beverley Naidoo, this earliest-known version of Cinderella is brought to life for the modern- day reader. Rhodopis is a Greek girl who is sold into slavery by bandits and taken to Egypt. Along the way she becomes friends with the storyteller Aesop and a host of playful animals. Her master gives her a pair of beautiful rose-red slippers, making three other servants jealous. But when Horus, the falcon, sweeps in to steal her slipper, Rhodopis has little idea that this act will lead her to the King of Egypt. The first in our 'One Story, Many Voices' series, this ancient story of Cinderella finds its echo in fairy tales all over the world.

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Christine Roussey
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 1786032937
  • Category:
  • 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!

Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

  • Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • ISBN: 9781786031211
  • Category: Painters
  • Page: 32
  • View: 1412
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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!