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Little People, Big Dreams: Wilma Rudolph (My First)

R155.00

Little People, Big Dreams: Wilma Rudolph by Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Amelia Flower. Let’s teach our children that they can fulfill their dreams with the Little People, Big Dreams: Wilma Rudolph.

This book tells the story of Wilma Rudolph. Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of 12. At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname ‘Skeeter’ (mosquito) as she ran so fast. Wilma was in college when she went to the 1960 Olympics. She not only won gold in sprint events but also broke world records with her sprinting skill. She had beaten polio to become an Olympic champion. She is a huge inspiration to many women in sports around the world.

A truly inspirational tale, this book will show young ones that anything is possible.

Suitable for age 3+

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Little People, Big Dreams: Wilma Rudolph by Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Amelia Flower. This board book version of Wilma Rudolph, part of the critically acclaimed Little People, Big Dreams series, introduces the youngest dreamers to the incredible life of Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion.

Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of 12. At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname ‘Skeeter’ (mosquito) as she ran so fast. Wilma was in college when she went to the 1960 Olympics. She not only won gold in sprint events but also broke world records with her sprinting skill. She had beaten polio to become an Olympic champion. She is a huge inspiration to many women in sports around the world.

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!

Additional information

Weight 0.346 kg
Dimensions 13.1 × 1.5 × 15.5 cm
material

Board Book

Length

24 pages