In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Charles Dickens, the influential author.Â
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.
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 featuresÂ stylish and quirky illustrationsÂ andÂ extra facts at the back, including aÂ biographical timelineÂ with historical photos and a detailed profile of the writer’s life.
Little People, BIG DREAMSÂ is aÂ bestselling series of books and educational gamesÂ thatÂ 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 offersÂ 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 hardbackÂ versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.Â Boxed gift setsÂ allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching gamesÂ 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 peopleÂ who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!