Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara - Ella Fitzgerald: Little People, Big Dreams
Meet Ella Fitzgerald, one of the most influential jazz singers of all time!
This inspiring and informative little biography follows the inspirational life of the First Lady of Song, from her early singing days on the streets of Harlem to her success as a jazz legend, with the message: 'It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts.'
Ella Fitzgerald grew up near Harlem, in New York, where she was surrounded by music and dance. After winning first prize in a talent competition at the Apollo Theater, she went on to tour the world with her pioneering voice.
Written by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, this moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations by Barbara Alca, and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the musician's life.
Little People, Big Dreams is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore 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. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.
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