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Harriet Tubman

Written by Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Part of the Little People, BIG DREAMS Series

Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2 History People / Places True Stories

LoveReading View on Harriet Tubman

Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who 'never lost a single passenger.'  Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. Though life was hard, Harriet persisted. She used all of her strength and bravery to escape slavery and journey north on the Underground Railroad. Harriet made the dangerous mission back to the South many times, fighting her whole life to bring others with her to freedom. 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 abolitionist's life.

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With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful people of the world. 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 with a dream. 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!

Little People, Big Dreams series include:

Ada Lovelace

Agatha Christie

Amelia Earhart

Anne Frank

Audrey Hepburn

Coco Chanel

Ella Fitzgerald

Emmeline Pankhurst

Frida Kahlo

Georgia O’Keeffe

Harriet Tubman

Jane Austen

Jane Goodall

Josephine Baker

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Maria Montesorri

Marie Curie

Maya Angelou

Mother Teresa

Muhammed Ali

Rosa Parks

Simone de Beauvoir

Stephen Hawking

Vivienne Westwood

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Harriet Tubman Synopsis

New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who 'never lost a single passenger.' Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. Though life was hard, Harriet persisted. She used all of her strength and bravery to escape slavery and journey north on the Underground Railroad. Harriet made the dangerous mission back to the South many times, fighting her whole life to bring others with her to freedom.

Harriet Tubman Press Reviews

A QUIRKY kids biography series - The Voice

The kind of books that adults will covet and collect as well... The language and structure is simple enough for young readers, while a biographical timeline at the end of each book offers greater historical complexity - The Irish TImes

Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers. - The Huffington Post

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786032898
Publication date: 23rd May 2018
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Topics: History, People / Places, True Stories

About Isabel Sanchez Vegara

M ISABEL SANCHEZ VERGARA, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's 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.

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