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Welcome to the home of Little People, BIG DREAMS, the best-selling biography series for kids by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara.
Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Told as a story, with a facts and photos section at the back, this sweet series for kids celebrates triumph over adversity through some of history’s favorite characters.
Now with more than 7.5 million copies sold worldwide, the series continues to grow and expand, introducing children around the world to artists, trailblazers, and dreamers who each made a big impact in the world around them.
“Strikingly illustrated, they’re superb first biographies for younger readers.”
“Stirring encouragement for all 'little people' with 'big dreams.'”
“Informative text…smartly illustrated… Another batch of successful installments in the series.”
—School Library Journal
“We're obsessed with the ‘Little People, Big Dreams’ series.”
"...adorable illustrations…packs an emotional punch.”
Discover the incredible life of Mozart, world-renowned classical musician and composer. Wolfgang Mozart first started playing the keyboard at just three years old. Inspired by… Read more »
Illustrated by Archita Khosla
Discover the life of Princess Diana, the world’s most loved princess. Known for her kind-hearted nature from a young age, Diana touched the hearts of many. She was… Read more »
Illustrated by Aurelia Durand
Discover the life of Olive Morris, the social justice activist and campaigner. Olive was a child when she moved from the countryside in Jamaica to… Read more »
Illustrated by Olivia Amoah
Discover the incredible life of Vanessa Nakate, the Ugandan climate-justice activist. As a kid, when little Vanessa heard about climate change, she thought it was… Read more »
Illustrated by Matt Hunt
Discover the life of King Charles! Little Charles always knew that, one day, he would have a big job to do. As the son of Queen Elizabeth… Read more »
Illustrated by Ana Albero
Read about the incredible life of David Hockney, the inspirational British artist. Little David loved to draw and looked at the world in his own… Read more »
Illustrated by Fernando Martín
Meet Lewis Hamilton, Formula One champion! Little Lewis’s childhood was filled with cars, motorcycles and watching Formula One with his dad. On his fifth birthday, he… Read more »
Illustrated by Shelly Laslo
Discover the life of Louis Pasteur, the French chemist and the father of modern medicine. Little Louis was born in France during a time when… Read more »
Illustrated by Laura Diez
As a child, little Shakira knew she was born to be performer. Even as a little girl, she was full of natural rhythm and she was obsessed with singing, writing… Read more »
Illustrated by Ruby Taylor
Meet Freddie Mercury, the trailblazing musician who rocked the world! Born on the tiny island on Zanzibar off the coast of modern-day Tanzania, young Farrokh dreamt… Read more »
Illustrated by Maggie Cole
From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Hedy Lamarr, the actress and inventor whose curiosity broke boundaries. Young Hedy… Read more »
Illustrated by Sue Downing
Little Anna fell in love with ballet after watching a performance with her mother. At the age of just nine-years-old, she auditioned for the famous Imperial Ballet!… Read more »
Illustrated by Lirios Bou
Born into a family of Samoan and Black wrestlers, little Dwayne travelled with his parents and watched his family fight in the ring, but he much… Read more »
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.
Featuring the art and styles of more than 70 different artists from around the world, Little People, BIG DREAMS is a celebration of illustration.