Ella Fitzgerald - Little People, Big Dreams Picture Book
This charmingly illustrated hardback picture book is a fantastic way to acquaint young readers with the life of Ella Fitzgerald - one of the most influential jazz singers of all time.
Young readers can learn about her early singing days on the streets of Harlem, New York and how winning a talent competition set her on the path to her success. Ella went on to tour the world with her incredible voice and became known as 'the First Lady of Song'. After all 'It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts.'
Told in a simple yet engaging fashion, accompanied by stylish quirky illustrations, this book is perfectly pitched for young readers discovering who their heroines are.
This delightful series (Little People, Big Dreams) introduces young readers to outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. At the back of this book there is a facts and photo section to support the story told (great for parents and older children hungry for a few more details).
Also in this series - Emmeline Pankhurst, Amelia Earhart, Agatha Christie, Maya Angelou, Coco Chanel and Frida Kahlo.
Recommended for children 5 - 8 years.
Written by Isabel Sanchez Vegara and illustrated by Bàrbara Alca.