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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

By Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara and Illustrated by Brosmind

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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 incredible life of Muhammad Ali, "the greatest" boxer of all time.

When he was little, Muhammad Ali had his bicycle stolen. He wanted to fight the thief, but a policeman told him him to learn how to box first. After training hard in the gym, Muhammad developed a strong jab and an even stronger work ethic. His smart thinking and talking earned him the greatest title in boxing: Heavyweight Champion of the World. 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 Greatest'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.
 
Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

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. ​

BROSMIND are the Mingarro brothers, Juan (1978) and Alejandro (1981). They spent their childhood drawing comics, building vehicles for their action figures and shooting movies on home video cameras. In 2006, they founded Brosmind studio in Barcelona. Their style is fresh and optimistic, using fantasy and humor. Currently they combine commercial illustration with personal projects involving multiple disciplines, such as sculpture, music, or video. They have won many awards, including six Cannes Lions.

Book details

ISBN: 9780711284432
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Date published:
Page count: 32
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction / Boys & Men, Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation, and Juvenile Nonfiction / African American & Black
Ages: 4 to 7

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