Little People Big Dreams Series: Science/Sport
By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vergara
Lincoln Children's Books
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.
AMELIA EARHART 9781847808851 (2016)
The book follows Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female flier to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean.
MARIE CURIE 9781847809612 (2017)
The book follows Marie Curie, whose love of learning helped her to revolutionise the fight against cancer with her discovery of radium and polonium, and win the Nobel Prize for Physics.
JANE GOODALL 9781786032942 (2018)
Discover the amazing life of Jane Goodall, the world expert on chimpanzees, in this true story of her life. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee called Jubilee which sparked her early love of animals.
As an adult, Jane travelled to Tanzania to study chimpanzees in a new way - by living with them in their habitat This is how Jane made many discoveries that people had missed.
MUHAMMED ALI 9781786037336 (2019)
Discover the life of Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time, in this true story of his life. As a child, young Cassius Clay had his bike stolen. He wanted to fight whoever stole his bike, but a police officer told him to control his anger, and learn how to box. After training hard in the gym, Cassius developed a strong hook and a stronger work ethic. His smart thinking and talking, inside and outside the ring, earned him the greatest title in boxing: Heavyweight Champion of the World.
With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful men and women of the world. 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!