Josephine Baker (Little People, Big Dreams)
by Isabel Sãnchez Vegara, Illustrated by Agathe Sorlet
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2018
List Price: $14.99
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
Publisher: The Quarto Group
Parent Company: The Quarto Group
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New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life. Little Josephine grew up in St Louis, Missouri, during segregation. But Josephine loved to dance and perform and dreamed of being on stage. When she grew up, Josephine defied expectations and left for Paris, where audiences fell in love with her. She fought against segregation her whole life and kept going withstyle, whatever was thrown in her way.
With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Performing Arts / General