Josephine Baker (My First Little People, Big Dreams)

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Agathe Sorlet
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Part of the bestselling My First Little People, Big Dreams series, Josephine Baker tells the incredible story of the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent.

Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! New in the beloved Little People, Big Dreams series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, during segregation to defying expectations and performing on the stage in Paris, where audiences fell in love with her.

Josephine Baker was born for the stage. But growing up in segregated St. Louis, she didn't have the same opportunities as white entertainers. So, she moved to Paris where audiences fell in love with her. Josephine worked as a dancer, an actor and even a spy. She then spent the rest of her life spreading the word that people of all colours can live together in harmony. 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 entertainer's amazing 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. 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 bio:

ISABEL SANCHEZ VERGARA, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for childrens books. 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.
AGATHE SORLET is a French animator and illustrator who is based in Paris.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711243149
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS
Pub Date: August 2019
Page Extent: 24
Format: Board Book
Age: 4 - 7
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational