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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.
Katie Wilson lives and works in a little old railway house in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. She creates for both adults and children and her illustrations are sweet and cheerful with a handmade feel. Her work has appeared in magazines, greeting cards, and books. When she isn't drawing, she can be found walking the dog, hanging out with a horse, or planting fruit trees in the garden.
"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
"Stirring encouragement for all 'little people' with 'big dreams.'" - Kirkus
"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
"packs an emotional punch" - Entertainment Weekly
"Informative text...smartly illustrated... Another batch of successful instalments in the series" - School Library JournalÂ SLJ