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Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg

By Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara and Illustrated by Anke Weckmann

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Now in paperback! In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist.

When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth. One day she started protesting outside the Swedish Parliament, creating the 'School Strike for Climate'. Soon, lots more young people joined her in a global movement that shook adults and politicians alike.

She had found her voice and uses it to inspire humans to action with her powerful message: "No one is too small to make a difference." This inspiring 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 climate activist's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS 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.

About the contributor(s)

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children’s books. In 2014, she created a book for her two twin nieces for their birthday, which shortly thereafter became the first book in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series. This multimillion-copy bestselling series of picture books explores the lives of outstanding people. From Mahatma Gandhi to Aretha Franklin, to Prince, Sánchez Vegara researches complex careers and makes them accessible to young children, with her unique and mindful style of writing. She works with a diverse team of illustrators to make each book lively, eye-catching and motivating. 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. ​

Anke Weckmann is originally from a small town in northern Germany, and now lives in London. She studied illustration at Camberwell College of Art and Kingston University and works as a freelance illustrator. Her work is hand-inked on paper and digitally colored. Drawing is her favorite thing to do. Her selected clients include Abrams Books, Channel 4, Die Gestalten Verlag, Frankie magazine, Laurence King Publishing, The GuardianThe Times, and Time Out New York.

Book details

ISBN: 9780711283961
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Date published:
Page count: 32
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists, Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection, and Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Ages: 4 to 7

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