by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Leire Salaberria - £9.99 Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd (2016)
hardback ISBN 13: 9781847808905 | ISBN 10: 1847808905
In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people 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.
The book follows Maya Angelou, from her early traumatic childhood to her time as a singer, actress, civil rights campaigner and, eventually, one of America's most beloved writers.
This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Maya's life at the back.
(Price & availability last checked: December 2017)
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