Earth Heroes (A Little People, Big Dreams Box set)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Anke Weckmann, Mikyo Noh and Beatrice Cerocchi
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Little People, BIG DREAMS: Earth Heroes is a boxed gift edition set of three books - Jane Goodall, David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg - from the bestselling series.

Meet three inspirational Earth Heroes whose love of the natural world inspires them to make a difference: Jane Goodall, Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough! This boxed gift set of three hardback books from the internationally bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series introduces little dreamers to the lives of these incredible people who work to understand and protect this amazing planet. In these remarkable true stories, learn how three very different people use their voice to speak up for animals and the environment. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and after living with chimpanzees in their natural habitat, she now educates the public on animal rights. When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she couldnt understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth. But now, her School Strike for Climate has inspired millions, and taught everyone her valuable message: No one is too small to make a difference. As a child, David spent hours in the science library, collating his own specimens and creating a mini animal museum. Now, he is loved all over the world for telling the untold stories of these animals. Each of these moving books features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the Earth Heros life.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. 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 hardback 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. Also available to collect are the boxed gift sets Little People, BIG DREAMS: Women in Science, which includes hardback editions of Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie; andLittle People, BIG DREAMS: Women in Arts,which includes hardback editions of Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo and Audrey Hepburn.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Author bio:

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 bestselling 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. Anke Weckmann is originally from a small town in northern Germany, and now lives in London. She studied illustration at Camberwell College of Art and Kingston University and works as a freelance illustrator. Her work is hand-inked on paper and digitally coloured. Drawing is her favourite thing to do. Her selected clients include Abrams Books, Channel 4, Die Gestalten Verlag, Frankie Magazine, Laurence King Publishing, the Guardian, the Times and Time Out New York.Mikyo Noh is an illustrator based in London, United Kingdom. Originally from South Korea she worked as a fashion designer. Her works are used across stationery, childrens magazines and childrens books.Beatrice Cerocchi is an illustrator and architect based in Rome, Italy. Her awards include the 2017 AOI World Illustration award, and the 2018 Bologna Childrens Book Fair award. Her clients include: The New York Times and Vogue Bambini. Her work is featured in Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls 2.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711261389
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's
Series: Little People, Big Dreams
Pub Date: March 2021
Age: 4 - 7
Subject: Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)