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The stylishly illustrated Little People, Big Dreams Learning Cards bring to vivid life 20 outstanding women from this internationally best-selling series—including famous scientists, writers, activists, artists, and adventurers. The set includes 40 colorfully illustrated cards—2 for each woman—containing intriguing facts about the women’s lives written by the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS author Mª Isabel Sánchez Vergara.
With the personal details and biographical facts from these cards, gain a deeper understanding of these incredible influencers: Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Josephine Baker, Coco Chanel, Agatha Christie, Marie Curie, Simone de Beauvoir, Amelia Earhart, Ella Fitzgerald, Anne Frank, Jane Goodall, Audrey Hepburn, Frida Kahlo, Ada Lovelace, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Geogia O’Keefe, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Mother Theresa, and Harriet Tubman.
The first card features details about each woman’s childhood. The front shows an illustration of the little dreamer with facts about where and when she was born, grew up, and died. The back tells you what she was like as a child, with details about her family life, favorite things, personality, and aspirations. Discover why Jane Goodall’s family had to send out a search party when she was five years old and which of these girls had a dog named George Washington!
The second card features amazing information about what each woman accomplished in her adult life. The front shows an illustration of the grown woman with her nickname or claim to fame—Ada Lovelace, “The Enchantress of Numbers,” and Simone de Beauvoir, “The Mother of Feminism”—and an inspiring quote from her. The back gives an array of different kinds of facts, include famous achievements and insights on her personal life.
Also included are five test-your-knowledge game cards, including matching the girl with her childhood pet, a crossword puzzle to fill in your new knowledge, matching the girl with where she was born, and more. Don’t worry if you don’t know all the answers—go back and find the facts on the cards!
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.
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 hardcover 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!
About the Author
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children’s books and the author of the multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. 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.