Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Zaha Hadid tells the inspiring true story of the visionary Iraqi-British architect.
Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, surrounded by music. She was a curious and confident child, who designed her own modernist bedroom at nine years old. As a young woman studying at University in Beirut, she was described as the most outstanding pupil the teacher had ever met. With her spectacular vision and belief in the power of architecture, she founded her own firm and designed some of the most outstanding buildings in the world--including the London 2012 Olympic Aquatic Centre. 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 architect's life. 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!
"A great introduction to an architect, a feminist, and a leader who showed the world the impossible." -Kirkus Reviews - Kirkus Reviews