From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Hedy Lamarr, the actress and inventor whose curiosity broke boundaries.
Young Hedy Lamarr was fascinated with machines. At 5 years old, she would take apart her music box and put it back together to see how it worked. A gifted musician and actress, she soon found fame on the stage, but her scientific curiosity never stopped.
Electronics, chemistry, engineering – whatever Hedy put her mind to, she came up with ingenious inventions, blazing a trail for women in science and making great strides towards the technology of today. 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 Hedy’s astonishing life.
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore 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 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 versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools 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!