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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) (Hardcover)

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Description


This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.

Featuring 18 trailblazing black women in American history, Dream Big, Little One is the irresistible board book adaptation of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History.

Among these women, you'll find heroes, role models, and everyday women who did extraordinary things - bold women whose actions and beliefs contributed to making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Whether they were putting pen to paper, soaring through the air or speaking up for the rights of others, the women profiled in these pages were all taking a stand against a world that didn't always accept them.

The leaders in this book may be little, but they all did something big and amazing, inspiring generations to come.

About the Author


Vashti Harrison, author and illustrator of the bestselling Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History, is an artist, author and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling. She earned her MFA in film/video from California Institute of the Arts, where she snuck into animation and illustration classes to learn from Disney and DreamWorks legends. There she rekindled a love for drawing and painting. Now she uses her love of both film and illustration to craft beautiful stories for children.

Praise For…


"A book of amazing, phenomenal women."—The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

"Little Leaders will undoubtedly inspire a new generation of high achievers."—Shelf Awareness

"Beautifully designed and chock-full of information, this is a fantastic survey of black women who made and continue to make history."—School Library Journal

"This book just begs to be picked up.... Purely magical. Perfect for exploring together at bedtime or for children to browse independently, a gorgeous invitation for children of all backgrounds, and especially for black girls, to learn about black women who were pioneers."—Kirkus Reviews

"If you want your young reader to have some insight into the role that black women played in the history of this country, this is the perfect gift."—NBC News

"Harrison's book focuses on great black women, and it's lovely to see Lorna Simpson and Gwen Ifill ascend to the ranks of Marian Anderson and Bessie Coleman. Harrison wants readers to imagine themselves in such august company; her adorable illustrations depict all of these figures as a little black girl, an everygirl, in a variety of costumes and backdrops."—New York Times Book Review

"This appealing book reminds young readers that every great leader began as a little leader, taking their first steps towards something big."—A Mighty Girl

"With darling illustrations and short, easy to read biographies, the book is perfect for children and the young at heart."—Upworthy