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Maya Angelou

by Danielle Jawando

Part of the Little Guides to Great Lives Series

Maya Angelou Synopsis

This Maya Angelou children's book is a perfect introduction to one of the world's most famous writers. Maya Angelou was an African-American author, poet, playwright and civil rights activist. She wrote seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and a long list of plays, films and television shows. Never taking 'No' for an answer, Maya used her voice and her art to overcome prejudice and difficulty and to become an inspiration to those around her and to future generations. Her story is a rich and remarkable one - a tale filled with strength, hardship and hope. Maya learned the importance of using her own voice to help others and change the world! Maya Angelou is part of the small format, collectible Little Guides to Great Lives series for children aged 7 and above. A perfect gift for fans of the Little People, Big Dreams or Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls books. Praise for Little Guides to Great Lives: If you're looking to inspire your children to aim high and think big, the Little Guides to Great Lives series is the perfect place to start. The stories that the books convey tell kids that there is no limit to what they can aim for. These biographies will pique the interest of any young child who is already dreaming of their future. - GeekDad Featuring timelines, glossaries, approachable text and striking illustrations, the biographies bring these important individuals to brilliant life. - Shelf Awareness Other books in the Little Guides to Great Lives series: Amelia Earhart Anne Frank Charles Darwin Ferdinand Magellan Frida Kahlo Leonardo Da Vinci Nelson Mandela Stephen Hawking

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786275066
Publication date: 30th September 2019
Author: Danielle Jawando
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Categories: People & places (Children's / Teenage), History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage),

About Danielle Jawando

Danielle Jawando is a children's author and screenwriter. Danielle's short story Kyle's City was broadcast by the BBC and her debut novel is out in 2020. Noa Snir is an illustrator, a colour enthusiast and a printmaker. Born and raised in Jerusalem, she is currently living and working in Berlin.

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