Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic even at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to become one of the world's most beloved writers and speakers. This inspiring story of her life features a facts and photos section at the back.
Little People, Big Dreams - Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
Written by Lisbeth Kaiser, Illustrated by Leire Salaberria
From the Little People, Big Dreams Series
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2016
8 x 9.8 inches