Emmeline Pankhurst
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Emmeline Pankhurst

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In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, meet Emmeline Pankhurst, an inspiring women's rights activist who changed the world for future generations of women.

As a child, Emmeline Pankhurst was inspired by books about heroes who fought for others. She dedicated her life to fighting for women's voting rights and, with hard work and great bravery, led a remarkable movement that changed the world. 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 activist'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.

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!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 195 x 240 x 15mm | 337g
  • Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1786030195
  • 9781786030191
  • 9,769

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'Sumptuously illustrated hardbacks, they take the life stories of famous women in history and retell them in a child-friendly way' * Daily Mail * "One children's books series trying to fight back... by telling the inspiring stories of women who overcame adversity and made history by pursuing their childhood dreams." * Toronto Star * "A QUIRKY kids biography series" * The Voice * "Brilliantly accessible and inspiring" * Rhino Reads * 'If I had to pick a favourite series of children's picture books, Little People, Big Dreams would definitely be up there... Educational, inspiring and empowering for young girls, we plan to collect the entire set.' * Bambino Goodies * 'A gorgeously designed series of books about achieving great things after dreaming big as a child. This simply told tale of the suffragettes opens up a world of whys about how the world used to be... Packed with great, easy-to-read facts at the back for avid minds' * Smallish * 'Empowering books EVERY child should read... Yes they are all women but these stories have captured both boys and girls... A must for every child's bookshelf.' * Junior Magazine * "Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers." * The Huffington Post * 'These books are designed with admirable simplicity... the difficult, often traumatic detail of an entire life is distilled with tremendous skill into its essence; the result is age-appropriate for yet unpatronising to five-year-olds, and hums with a sense of transgressive inspiration' * The Times Literary Supplement * "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" * Irish Times *
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About Lisbeth Kaiser

LISBETH KAISER is a writer and editor whose work has appeared on websites, commercials, billboards and even toothbrushes. Lisbeth lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter and sister and brother-in-law and nephew!

ANA SANFELIPPO studied graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires, specialising in typography. She uses acrylics and inks in her illustrations, and creates artwork for patterns, products, books and magazines. She also lectures at the University of Buenos Aires.
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122 ratings
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