Stevie Wonder (Little People, BIG DREAMS) (Hardcover)

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Stevie Wonder (Little People, BIG DREAMS) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 56 in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series.

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Stevie Wonder, the genius behind some of the world’s best-loved songs.

At just 8 years old, it was clear that Steveland Judkins was going to be a star. Renamed Stevie Wonder for his astonishing talent on the piano and other instruments, he wrote and performed some of the biggest hits of the 1970s. Stevie became known for his inventiveness, his soulful voice, and the social commentary in his lyrics. He is a UN Messenger of Peace and remains one of the music world’s most iconic figures. 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 great musician’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.

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 and paperback 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!
 

Melissa Lee Johnson is an artist, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She graduated with a BFA in Integrated Studio Arts and a Minor in Illustration from The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in May 2016, and was a finalist for a Mary Nohl Fellowship in 2017. She got her start illustrating for an alternative newspaper, and then created the 2018 Film Fest campaign for Milwaukee Film. Melissa has since worked on editorial, packaging, branding, advertising, and book illustration for a variety of clients, including Amazon, Macmillan Publishing, Parents Magazine, Hacienda Beer Co., Red Antler, and Three-Headed Design. Melissa’s packaging illustration for Hacienda Beer Co. was accepted into the juried Communication Arts 2020 Illustration Annual.

Product Details ISBN: 9780711257757
ISBN-10: 0711257752
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS
“Vibrant, warm, and lively…Great additions to this biographical series.”Selenia Paz, Booklist

"Cheery."Kitty Flynn, The Horn Book Guide