LITTLE LEADERS: BOLD WOMEN IN BLACK HISTORY

Did you know the treatment for leprosy was developed by a young scientist called Alice Ball?

And Josephine Baker- world famous cabaret singer and dancer- was also a spy for the French résistance? Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations.

 

LITTLE LEADERS: EXCEPTIONAL MEN IN BLACK HISTORY

Did you know that the father of African cinema was originally a bricklayer?

Or that Vogue's editor-at-large read his first Vogue magazine in his local library?

With Vashti Harrison's beautiful illustrations and illuminating writing, discover the stories of black men from all walks of life, including Harold Moody, Kofi Annan, Paul Stephenson, Sir David Adjaye, Dwayne McDuffie, and Prince. Your own little leaders will be inspired to take on the world after learning about these incredible men.

 

LITTLE LEADERS: VISIONARY WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD

The true stories of 40 bold, brave and inspirational women.

Meet trailblazers such as revolutionary architect Zaha Hadid, actor and inventor Hedy Lamarr, environmental activist and women's rights campaigner Wangari Maathai, modernist painter and animator Mary Blair, and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu. Some names will be familiar, while others will not - but all of these women had a lasting impact on their fields.

Little Leaders Children's Books

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  • Author: Harrison, Vashti
    Publisher: Penguin Puffin
    Format: Paperback
    Illustrated: Full colour
    Pages: 96
    Dimensions: 222x185mm