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Mother Teresa

Illustrated by Natascha Rosenberg

Meet Mother Teresa, along with her message of love and charity. Agnes (later to become Mother Teresa) was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early… Read more »

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Wilma Rudolph

Illustrated by Amelia Flower

Meet Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion. Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She… Read more »

David Bowie

Illustrated by Ana Albero

Meet David Bowie, the starman who dazzled audiences with his music. As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas. He… Read more »

Mahatma Gandhi

Illustrated by Albert Arrayas

Meet Mahatma Gandhi, a champion of peace and human rights. As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his… Read more »

Maria Montessori

Illustrated by Raquel Martín

Meet Maria Montessori, the pioneering teacher and researcher. Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys.… Read more »

Vivienne Westwood

Illustrated by Laura Callaghan

Meet Vivienne Westwood, the flame-haired fashion designer and impresario. When Vivienne was a young woman, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England… Read more »

Muhammad Ali

Illustrated by Brosmind

Meet Muhammad Ali, "the greatest" boxer of all time. When he was little, Muhammad Ali had his bicycle stolen. He wanted to fight the thief,… Read more »

Stephen Hawking

Illustrated by Matt Hunt

Meet Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author. When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder… Read more »

Emmeline Pankhurst

Illustrated by Ana Sanfelippo

Meet Emmeline Pankhurst, an inspiring women’s rights activist who changed the world for future generations of women. As a child, Emmeline Pankhurst was inspired by… Read more »

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Rosa Parks

Illustrated by Marta Antelo

Meet Rosa Parks, the “Mother of the Freedom Movement.” Rosa Parks grew up in Alabama, where she learned to stand up for herself at an… Read more »

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Audrey Hepburn

Illustrated by Amaia Arrazola

Meet Audrey Hepburn, the iconic Hollywood movie star. Audrey Hepburn grew up in Arnhem in the Netherlands. After living through the hardships of World War… Read more »

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Ella Fitzgerald

Illustrated by Bàrbara Alca

Meet Ella Fitzgerald, First Lady of Song who once said, "It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts." Ella Fitzgerald grew… Read more »

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