Description Description In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Charles Dickens, the influential author.
When Charles was a boy he made up his own adventures. But after a Dickensian twist of fate saw his father go to prison for debt, Charles ended up working in a factory with other children. He worked his way out, trying his hand in a law firm, and then as an actor, before making a name for himself as a reporter and gifted storyteller.
Little People, BIG DREAMS
Charles became one of the most beloved novelists of all time, aware of the power of a tale and of giving poor children a voice. 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 writer's life.
is a bestselling 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 hardback
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!