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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Charles Dickens, the influential author.
When Charles was a boy he made up his own adventures. But after a Dickensian twist of fate saw his father go to prison for debt, Charles ended up working in a factory with other children. He worked his way out, trying his hand in a law firm, and then as an actor, before making a name for himself as a reporter and gifted storyteller.Little People, BIG DREAMS
Charles became one of the most beloved novelists of all time, aware of the power of a tale and of giving poor children a voice. 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 writer's life.
is a best-selling biography series for kids
that explores 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 of books 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 hardcover
versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. With rewritten text for older children, the treasuries
each bring together a multitude of dreamers in a single volume. You can also collect a selection of the books by theme in boxed gift sets
. Activity books
and a journal
provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people
who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
About the Author
Isobel Ross studied Fine Art at the Arts University Bournemouth, graduating in 2014. She works using a mixture of collage and digital methods. A lot of her work is based on childhood memories and she has a great interest in social history. Having worked in the hotel industry in the 1970s and 80s, she enjoys learning about and recording the changes in Bournemouth, the seaside town where she lives.