Little People Big Dreams : Ella Fitzgerald
This mini biography of Ella Fitzgerald introduces the youngest dreamers to the First Lady of Song, from her early singing days on the streets of Harlem to her success as a jazz legend
Ella grew up near Harlem, in New York, where she was surrounded by music and dance. After winning first prize in a talent competition at the Apollo Theater, she went on to tour the world with her pioneering voice.
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.