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Zaha Hadid

Illustrated by Asun Amar

Meet Zaha Hadid tells the inspiring true story of the visionary Iraqi-British architect. Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, surrounded by music. She was… Read more »

Mary Shelley

Illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova

Meet Mary Shelley, the English novelist and creator of Frankenstein. When Mary Shelley was a little girl, she used to write stories beneath the trees… Read more »

Little People, BIG DREAMS: Inspiring Writers

Meet three inspirational people from the world of literature: Maya Angelou, Anne Frank, and Jane Austen! This boxed gift set of three hardcover books from… Read more »

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Lucy Maud Montgomery

Illustrated by Anuska Allepuz

Meet L. M. Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables. As a young girl, Lucy Maud Montgomery found comfort in reading, writing, and her imagination.… Read more »

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Bruce Lee

Illustrated by Miguel Bustos

Meet Bruce Lee, the martial artist and Hollywood film star. Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was the child star… Read more »

Rudolf Nureyev

Illustrated by Eleonora Arosio

Meet Rudolf Nureyev, one of the greatest male ballet dancers of all time. Rudolf fell in love with dance as a child. But he was… Read more »

Josephine Baker

Illustrated by Agathe Sorlet

Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent. Josephine Baker was born for the stage. But growing up in segregated St. Louis,… Read more »

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Jane Goodall

Illustrated by Beatrice Cerocchi

Meet Jane Goodall, the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her… Read more »

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Dolly Parton

Illustrated by Daria Solak

Meet Dolly Parton, the singer-songwriter and businesswoman. Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an… Read more »

Jane Austen

Illustrated by Katie Wilson

Meet Jane Austen, the great British novelist. Little Jane was born into a large family with seven brothers and sisters. She grew up reading and… Read more »

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Georgia O'Keeffe

Illustrated by Erica Salcedo

Meet Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest artists, a talented painter who broke boundaries. As a child, little Georgia viewed the world differently from other… Read more »

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Harriet Tubman

Illustrated by Pili Aguado

Meet Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who "never lost a single passenger."  Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. Though… Read more »

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