Little People Big Dreams: My First Josephine Baker
Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent.
Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by: Agathe Sorlet
Format: Board Book, 24 pages
Josephine Baker was born for the stage. But growing up in segregated St. Louis, she didn't have the same opportunities as white entertainers. So, she moved to Paris where audiences fell in love with her. Josephine worked as a dancer, an actor, and even a spy. She then spent the rest of her life spreading the word that people of all colors can live together in harmony. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the entertainer's amazing life.
Discover Little People, BIG DREAMS, the best-selling biography series for kids by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara.
Learn about 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. Told as a story, with a facts and photos section at the back, this sweet series for kids celebrates triumph over adversity through some of history’s favorite characters.