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Little People, Big Dreams: Stephen Hawking

Little People, Big Dreams: Stephen Hawking

About the Book

Author: Isabel Sánchez Vergara

Age Range: 5-7 Years 7-11 Years

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

Price: £9.99

Review

The Little People, Big Dreams series, which focuses on the childhoods of exceptional individuals, began in 2016 and originally told tales of inspiring female figures such as Frida Kahlo, Maya Angelou and Rosa Parks.

The publishers are now introducing positive male role models to the list, beginning with physicist Stephen Hawking.

Although he was never top of the class, Hawking’s curiosity took him to the best universities and led to him making one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the 20th century.

Sharing this book’s emotive message and compelling contemporary illustrations with your class is an excellent way of demonstrating what can happen if you work hard and dream big.

The back of the book features a photographic timeline of Stephen’s life and a simple biography of his life.

Look out for 15 more new books in the series throughout 2019, focusing on both men and women.

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