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88 Results
Dolly Parton —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an early age, singing on local radio and television. After graduating high school, she moved to Nashville to pursue her singing d...

Bruce Lee —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was a talented actor, appearing in his first of many films at just three months old. By harnessing his skill as a martial artist, Bruce created, directed, and act...

David Attenborough —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

In this book from the critically acclaimed 'Little People, Big Dreams' series, discover the life of David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist.

Marie Curie —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child ...

Jane Goodall —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents the life and accomplishments of the zoologist who studied and cared for chimpanzees.

Frida Kahlo —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Frida Kahlo's desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative...

Pelé —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Pele, Brazil's all-time King of Football. With a sock full of rags for a ball, Pele honed his skills in a poor neighbourho...

Mahatma Gandhi —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

As a young man, Mohandas Gandhi dreamed of unity for all peoples and religions. Inspired by this idea, he led peaceful protests to free India from British rule and unite the country--ending violence and unfair treatment....

Greta Thunberg —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Discover the inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist. When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to...

Harriet Tubman —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents information about Harriet Tubman, from her childhood in slavery to brave escape to the North and her work to help others escape slavery.

Aretha Franklin —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Aretha grew up in a family of musicians, singing with her heart and soul in her father's gospel choir. She went on to bring that feeling to her own music, creating some of history's best-loved songs that still spark ho...

Alan Turing —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)

In this book, discover the life of Alan Turing, the genius code cracker and father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Alan grew up in England, where his best friends were numbers and a little bo...

Astrid Lindgren —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Learn how Astrid turned her love of books and telling stories into a career as a world-renowned author. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical ti...

Jane Austen —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents information about Jane Austen, from her childhood in the English countryside to how her own heartbreak became the inspiration for "Pride and Prejudice."

Charles Darwin —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

From the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Charles Darwin, the scientist who changed the way people see the world. Although he didn't do very well ...

Mother Teresa —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early age, she knew she wanted to dedicate herself to religion. She was fascinated by stories of missionaries helping people and wanted to do the same. She spent the ...

Amelia Earhart —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Follows Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. This inspiring and informative little...

Billie Jean King —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Billie Jean King grew up surrounded by sports of all kinds. But the first time she played tennis, she knew she would become World No. 1. On and off the court, she strived for equality, blazing a trail for women in sport...

Elton John —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

As a child, Elton started playing his grandmother's piano in Harrow, London. He could pick tunes out by ear and was soon attending lessons at the Royal Academy. After answering an advertisement in a newspaper, Elton team...

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