Little Guides to Great Lives - Maya Angelou

Little Guides to Great Lives - Maya Angelou

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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.


Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. From Curie to Kahlo and Darwin to Da Vinci, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colorful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.

Isabel Thomas is a children's author and editor, specialising in people, science and nature. She has written for many publishers including Bloomsbury, Collins Big Cat, DK, Oxford University Press, and Laurence King.

Marianna Madriz is a graduate from the Arts University Bournemouth and winner of the 2014 Dorset Visual Arts Prize. Her clients include Creative Review, House of Illustration, The Eighty-Eight Journal and Revista Territorio. Originally from Venezuela, she currently lives and works in London.

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