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 with a dream. The book follows Maya Angelou, from her early traumatic childhood to her time as a singer, actress, civil rights campaigner and, eventually, one of America's most beloved writers. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Maya's life at the back.
About the Author
Lisbeth Kaiser is a freelance writer and children’s book author. Two of her books in the
Little People, Big Dreams series, Maya Angelou and Emmeline Pankhurst, were
selected for the ALA’s Amelia Bloomer Book List. Lisbeth lives in Brooklyn with her
husband and two children.
LEIRE SALABERRIA was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. Currently, she lives and
works in San Sebastián. She has majored in Fine Arts in Bilbao and studied a
postgraduate in Children Illustration in Barcelona. Leire has exhibited her artwork in
different countries around the world. Her work has been selected to appear in Bologna Children's Book Fair 2012, IV Ibero-American catalog of illustration 2013, 2014, and the Sharjah International Book Fair 2013, 2014. Since 2011 when she published her first book, she's illustrated several books in Italy, Mexico and Spain. At the moment, she continues to illustrate children's books, which is her favourite type of work.