Little People, BIG DREAMS: Maya Angelou
The Little People, BIG DREAMS series 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.
Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to become one of the world's most beloved writers and speakers.
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 author's life.
Written By: Lisbeth Kaiser
Illustrated By: Leire Salaberria
Target Age: 5 - 8