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Maya Angelou

Author: Lisbeth Kaiser

Illustrated by: Leire Salaberria

Meet Maya Angelou, the powerful speaker, writer, and civil rights activist.

Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to become one of the world’s most beloved writers and speakers. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Maya Angelou’s life.


Format: Hardback, 32 pages

ISBN: US 9781847808899, UK 9781847808905

Size: 9.5in x 7.6in / 241.3mm x 193.04mm

Published: September 1, 2016

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Lisbeth Kaiser

Lisbeth Kaiser

Lisbeth Kaiser is a writer and bestselling children’s book author whose words have appeared on websites, commercials, billboards, and even toothbrushes. Two of her books in the Little People, Big Dreams series, Maya Angelou and Emmeline Pankhurst, were selected for the ALA’s Amelia Bloomer Book List, recognizing the best feminist books for young readers. She most recently launched Who Was? Board Books, a new set of biographies for preschoolers from the #1 New York Times Bestselling Who Was? series.

Leire Salaberria

LEIRE SALABERRIA was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. Currently, she lives and works in San Sebastián. She has majored in Fine Arts in Bilbao and studied a postgraduate in Children Illustration in Barcelona. Leire has exhibited her artwork in different countries around the world