Little People Big Dreams : Dolly Parton
This mini biography of Dolly Parton tells the story of the country music star who captivated audiences with her songs. Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an early age, singing on local radio and television. After graduating high school, she moved to Nashville to pursue her singing dreams. Her managers wanted her to sing pop, but she followed her heart to sing and write country songs. Her heart was right and Dolly became a musical superstar, but she never forgot where she came from. She now uses her wealth to give back to people, children, and animals in need.
The Little People Big Dreams book series tells us about the inspiring lives of artists, designers, activists and scientists in a child-friendly way, telling their individual stories from childhood when they started out with a dream. Each book has a biographical timeline at the back with historical photographs and extra facts.
Author Isabel Sanchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, 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.