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Producing an issue of Little White Lies under lockdown conditions has been a challenging and exciting task, a little like completing a Rubix cube against the clock while blindfolded and whistling ‘Frère Jacques’ on a loop. [expand title="more"]Okay, maybe not that tough. With cinemas closed, release schedules obliterated, the film industry on furlough and most people rightly squirrelling away in their homes to safeguard from viral infection, it meant that the option of making what you might see as a “regular” issue of the magazine was not there to be taken. Yet necessity, as they say, is the mother of invention, and so the LWLies brain trust rubbed their heads together over a video conferencing platform and came up with something a little different: an issue dedicated to the intersections between the worlds of food and the worlds of film.[/expand]

In 2017 director Barry Jenkins won an Oscar for Best Picture with his Florida-set triptych, Moonlight. Two years later he is back with an adaption of James Baldwin's prison parable If Beale Street could talk - a tribute to James Baldwin himself. [expand title="more"] Little White Lies takes that as an opportunity to have a closer look at the legacy of Baldwin, his personal life which he dedicated to full extend to use his powerful voice fighting for the rights and equality of afro-american people.[/expand]

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]

Little People, BIG DREAMS erzählt von den beeindruckenden Lebensgeschichten großer Menschen: Jede dieser Persönlichkeiten, ob Künstlerin, Pilotin oder Wissenschaftler, hat Unvorstellbares erreicht. Dabei begann alles, als sie noch klein waren: mit großen Träumen. [expand title="more"]Bereits als Teenager schwärmte Bob für Instrumente: Gitarre, Mundharmonika, Orgel, Klavier. Und für alle möglichen Stilrichtungen: Rock, Folk, Country, Blues, Gospel ... Mit zwanzig zog er nach New York und begann, seine selbstgeschriebenen Songs zu performen. Er gilt als einer der einflussreichsten Musiker und erhielt für seine Texte sogar den Nobelpreis für Literatur.[/expand]

Little People, BIG DREAMS erzählt von den beeindruckenden Lebensgeschichten großer Menschen: Jede dieser Persönlichkeiten, ob Künstlerin, Pilotin oder Wissenschaftler, hat Unvorstellbares erreicht. Dabei begann alles, als sie noch klein waren: mit großen Träumen. [expand title="more"]Martin wuchs in einer Pastorenfamilie auf und wusste, welche Kraft in Worten steckt. Die Welt um ihn herum war ungerecht, die schwarze Bevölkerung wurde unterdrückt, und Martin wollte das ändern. Er kämpfte fortan für die Gleichheit aller Menschen. Sein Traum war es, ohne Gewalt für mehr Gerechtigkeit zu sorgen, und das schaffte er.[/expand]

Little People, BIG DREAMS erzählt von den beeindruckenden Lebensgeschichten großer Menschen: Jede dieser Persönlichkeiten, ob Künstlerin, Pilotin oder Wissenschaftler, hat Unvorstellbares erreicht. Dabei begann alles, als sie noch klein waren: mit großen Träumen. [expand title="more"]Von klein auf waren Alans beste Freunde ein Junge namens Christopher und die Zahlen. Als Christopher starb, war die Mathematik Alans Trost. Er entwickelte Schachprogramme und schaffte es, komplizierte Codes zu knacken, die niemand zuvor entschlüsselt hatte. Seine Gedankenexperimente machten später die Erfindung des Computers möglich.[/expand]