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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer.[expand title="more"]Jean-Michel was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and Haitian father. When he was eight and recovering from an accident in bed, his mother gave him a copy of Gray's Anatomy, which sparked his interest in the human form. As a teenager, he gained recognition as part of the graffito duo SAMO that spray-painted cryptic messages and images around the landscape of Manhattan's Lower East Side. He eventually made his way to the New York gallery scene and on to international acclaim. 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 brilliant artist's life.[/expand]

In this momentous 50th book in the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Elton John, the piano wizard who rocketed to stardom with his music.[expand title="more"]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.[/expand]

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Malala Yousafzai, the incredible activist for girls’ education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate​.[expand title="more"]When Malala was born in Mingora, Pakistan, her father was determined she would have every opportunity that a boy would have. She loved getting an education, but when a hateful regime came to power, girls were no longer allowed to go to school. Malala spoke out in public about this, which made her a target for violence. She was shot in the left side of her head and woke up in a hospital in England. Finally, after long months and many surgeries, Malala recovered, and resolved to become an activist for girls’ education. Now a recent Oxford graduate, Malala continues to fight for a world where all girls can learn and lead. This powerful 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.[/expand]

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Andy Warhol, the ground-breaking pop artist.[expand title="more"]Little Andy was the tiniest and palest child of the Warholas, a humble couple from Slovakia who lived in Pittsburgh. Sketchbook glued to his hand, he loved every minute of drawing, but he was too shy to show his work to others, even to his family! As an adult he got a chance to publish his first illustration for a glamorous magazine. He turned his attention to the ordinary, like soup cans he ate from for lunch every day. He showed the world that the ordinary objects could POP, and founded a cultural movement. 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 inspiring artist’s life.[/expand]

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist.[expand title="more"]When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth. One day she started protesting outside the Swedish Parliament, creating the "School Strike for Climate." Soon, lots more young people joined her in a global movement that shook adults and politicians alike. She had found her voice and uses it to inspire humans to action with her powerful message: "No one is too small to make a difference." This inspiring 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 climate activist's life.[/expand]

Mehr von Little People, Big Dreams findest Du hier. Dieses Buch ist auch auf Englisch erhältlich. Als Muhammad Ali klein war, wurde ihm sein Fahrrad gestohlen. Er wollte mit dem Dieb kämpfen, aber ein Polizist sagte ihm, er solle zuerst boxen lernen. [expand title="more"]Er trainierte unermüdlich und wurde ein eleganter und trickreicher Boxer. Sein großer Traum ging schließlich in Erfüllung: Er wurde Schwergewichtsweltmeister. Aber er konnte nicht nur gut mit seinen Fäusten umgehen, sondern zeigte auch Zivilcourage.[/expand]

Mehr von Little People, Big Dreams findest Du hier. Dieses Buch ist auch auf Englisch erhältlich. David hatte schon als kleiner Junge tausend Melodien im Kopf. Er spielte zuerst in verschiedenen Rockbands. [expand title="more"]Später wurde er Solokünstler, schrieb geniale Liedtexte und trat in den intergalaktischsten Kleidern auf. Er traute sich, anders zu sein, und hatte immer wieder neue verrückte Einfälle. So wurde er zu einem der großartigsten Musiker aller Zeiten.[/expand]

Mehr von Little People, Big Dreams findest Du hier. Dieses Buch ist auch auf Englisch erhältlich. Maya Angelou erlebte als Kind etwas Schlimmes und hörte auf zu sprechen. In dieser schweren Zeit gaben Bücher ihr Halt und die Kraft, [expand title="more"]ihre Stimme wiederzufinden. Als Erwachsene schrieb sie selbst und wurde zu einer der großen Autorinnen und Aktivistinnen der afroamerikanischen Bürgerrechtsbewegung. Durch ihre wunderbaren Worte gab sie vielen Menschen Hoffnung.[/expand]

Mehr von Little People, Big Dreams findest Du hier. Hannah war eine brillante Philosophiestudentin. Als Jüdin musste sie Deutschland in den dreißiger Jahren verlassen, [expand title="more"]sie wanderte in die USA aus. Dort arbeitete sie als Journalistin und Hochschullehrerin. In ihren radikalen Büchern über Macht und Gewalt setzt sie sich für die Freiheit und Gleichheit aller Menschen ein und veränderte damit die Philosophie.[/expand]

Mehr von Little People, Big Dreams findest Du hier. Seit Rudolf als kleiner Junge zum ersten Mal ein Ballett sah, wusste er, dass er sein Leben dem Tanz widmen wollte. [expand title="more"]Erst mit 17 durfte er zur Tanzschule gehen, und trotzdem schaffte er es in kürzester Zeit, ein fantastischer Tänzer zu werden. Er verzauberte Zuschauer auf der ganzen Welt und ging als legendärer Ballettstar und Choreograf in die Geschichte ein.[/expand]