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Josephine Baker

Written by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Agathe Sorlet

Part of the Little People, BIG DREAMS Series

Key Stage 1 Drama / Performing Arts People / Places

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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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Josephine Baker Synopsis

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!

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786032911
Publication date: 2nd August 2018
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Agathe Sorlet
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Drama / Performing Arts, People / Places

About Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Agathe Sorlet

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. AGATHE SORLET is a French animator and illustrator who is based in Paris. She graduated from Gobelins l'ecole de l'image.

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