Little People, BIG DREAMS: Treasury 50 Stories from Brilliant Dreamers

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2021-10-05
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?


Dive deeper into the world of Little People, BIG DREAMS with this keepsake treasury featuring 50 dreamers from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling series.

Learn more about each of your favorite dreamers with new in-depth stories, facts, and figures.Each story is rewritten to be appropriate for an older audience. Revisit best-loved figures from the series and some new ones, too, including Frida Kahlo, Coco Chanel, Maya Angelou, Amelia Earhart, David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, Elton John, John Lennon, Malala Yousafzai, Mindy Kaling, and Prince.

Divided by profession, the treasury includes profiles of the world’s greatest artists, activists, writers, musicians, TV and film stars, scientists, and sports legends. A timeline, glossary, index, and further reading provide even more to explore.

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

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!

Author Biography

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. ​

Lisbeth Kaiser is a freelance writer and children’s book author. 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. Lisbeth lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

  • Title page (1)
  • Contents page and Letter from the author page (2-3)


Artists (section opener) (4-5)

Frida Kahlo (6-9)

Coco Chanel (10-13)

Georgia O’Keeffe (14-17)

Vivienne Westwood (18-21)

Zaha Hadid (22-25)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (26-29)

Rudolf Nureyev (30-31)

Activists (32-33)

Rosa Parks (and so on)

Emmeline Pankhurst

Harriet Tubman

Maria Montessori

Mahatma Gandhi


Greta Thunberg

Corazon Aquino

Malala Yousafzai


Maya Angelou

Agatha Christie

Jane Austen

Anne Frank

LM Montgomery

Mary Shelley

Astrid Lindgren


Ella Fitzgerald

Josephine Baker

David Bowie

Dolly Parton

Bob Dylan

Aretha Franklin

Elton John

John Lennon


TV and Film

Audrey Hepburn

Bruce Lee

Mindy Kaling

David Attenborough


Amelia Earhart

Marie Curie

Ada Lovelace

Jane Goodall

Stephen Hawking

Alan Turing

Ernest Shackleton

Steve Jobs

Sports Stars

Wilma Rudolph

Evonne Goolagong

Muhammad Ali

Billie Jean King

Jesse Owens


Ayrton Senna

  • Timeline spread (218-219)
  • Glossary/Index (220-221)
  • Cross-sell and further reading (222-223)
  • Imprint page (224)

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