This board book version of Rosa Parks—an international bestseller from the highly
acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to
the "Mother of the Freedom Movement." Rosa Parks grew up in Alabama, where she
learned to stand up for herself at an early age. Rosa went on to become a civil rights
activist. In 1955, she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus,
sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her courageous decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. She never stopped working for equal rights. Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this fascinating icon, and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of this sturdy board book on their own. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling 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!
What? A simplified and edited version of the original text is appropriate for babies and toddlers
Age? 2-4 years
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.
MARTA ANTELO graduated with a Fine Arts degree in Valencia, where she was born.
After graduation, she moved to Madrid, where she works as a freelance illustrator. She
brings delicate textures to her illustrations. Her client list includes: The New York
Times, The Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Kids, and