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 first book follows Coco Chanel, from her early life in an orphanage – where she is a genius with needle and thread – to her time as a cabaret singer, hat maker and, eventually, international fashion designer. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Coco's life at the back.
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Ana Albero
Series: Little People Big Dreams
Publishers: Frances Lincoln Publishers
Publication Date: 4th Feb 2016
Product Dimensions: 198 x 244 x 11mm
"Strikingly illustrated, they’re superb first biographies for younger readers."
(The Huffington Post)
'Sumptuously illustrated hardbacks, they take the life stories of famous women in history and retell them in a child-friendly way'
“Brilliantly accessible and inspiring”
Books for Style Hunters - "Charming"
"A QUIRKY kids biography series"
“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.”
“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”
About the Author
ISABEL SÃNCHEZ 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.
ANA ALBERO was born in Alicante, Spain. She studied Visual Communication at the Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, and illustration at the University of the Arts Berlin. She is now based in Berlin, where she works primarily in graphite and colored pencil creating vibrant textured images inspired by old pictures and movies.