In this momentous 50th book in the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling
Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Elton John, the piano wizard
who rocketed to stardom with his music. 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 teamed up with a lyric-writing buddy: Bernie Taupin. The rest was
history. Elton's songwriting talent, musical skill and dazzling outfits have made him one of the all-time greats. 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 musician's 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. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
About the Author
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative
director in constant search of new concepts for children ’s books and the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. 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.
Sophie Beer (née Blackhall-Cain) is an award-winning illustrator/author living in
Brisbane, Australia. She completed a dual degree in Law and Creative Industries with
distinction at Queensland University of Technology but found the whole law thing
unutterably dull and now works primarily in children's and editorial illustration. Revelling
in colour, shape and texture, she lives by one simple rule: art should never be boring .
When she's not illustrating and writing, she thinks a lot about plants, animals, music