Jesse Owens (Little People, Big Dreams) - Children's Hardback BookFrances Lincoln Publishers
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jesse Owens, the great track and field star.
The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of Alabama. Discovered by his high school track and field coach, Jesse quickly rose to fame as an athlete. He went on to challenge racism on the world stage at the 1936 Berlin Olympics whilst making new world records. 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 athlete and activist's life.
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling 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 hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustration: Ana Albero
Publishers: Frances Lincoln Publishers
Publication Date: 2nd June 2019
Product Dimensions: 204 x 247 x 12mm
About the Author
Isabel Sánchez Vergara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. 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.