Laverne Cox

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Product Details
Price
$15.99  $14.87
Publisher
Frances Lincoln Ltd
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
7.72 X 9.53 X 0.47 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780711270916

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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. In 2014, she created a book for her two twin nieces for their birthday, which shortly thereafter became the first book in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series. This multimillion-copy bestselling series of picture books explores the lives of outstanding people. From Mahatma Gandhi to Aretha Franklin, to Prince, Sánchez Vegara researches complex careers and makes them accessible to young children, with her unique and mindful style of writing. She works with a diverse team of illustrators to make each book lively, eye-catching and motivating. 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. ​Olivia Daisy Coles is a Welsh illustrator living the city of Newport, UK. Olivia graduated from Cardiff Metropolitan University with a BA in Illustration in 2016 and has been working as a freelance illustrator ever since. Olivia works almost exclusively with colored pencils to create illustrations that represent the colorful, diverse people in the world around her. Using colored pencil, Olivia is able to create vivid, eye-pleasing work that can deal with a wide range of subject matter and that can convey diverse narratives.
Reviews
'Part of the multimillion copy bestselling series which shines a spotlight on the lives of outstanding people. This inspiring book featuring bright, engaging illustrations invites young readers to discover the life of actress Cox, the first trans woman to be nominated for an Emmy.'--The Bookseller - LQBTQ+ issue