Discover the lives of outstanding people, with the Little People Big Dreams book series, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Inspire the next generation of little people to change the world.
Wilma Rudolph - When Wilma Rudolph was a little girl, she contracted polio. Doctors said she would never walk again. But with persistent treatment, she made a remarkable recovery aged 11. Wilma went on to show a supreme talent for sprinting at school. She was at university when she went to the 1960 Olympics, where she not only won gold medals in sprint events, but also broke world records with her sprinting skill. This inspiring story of the Olympian’s life features a facts and photos section at the back.
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.