Little People, Big Dreams: Marilyn Monroe
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Little People, Big Dreams: Marilyn Monroe by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Ana Albero. Let’s introduce the youngest dreamers to the incredible life of the iconic movie star with the Little People, Big Dreams: Marilyn Monroe book.
Little Norma Jeane grew up between foster homes, an orphanage and a family friend’s house – where she was forbidden from watching movies. Through her difficult childhood and teen years, she dreamed of becoming an actress. One day a photographer spotted her and gave her a modelling contract, and from this day she was 'Marilyn Monroe'. She was much-admired but suffered from pre-performance anxiety, which made her late to set and in-and-out of movie contracts. Her films grossed over $200 million but she was known to have said, 'I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful'.
Little People, Big Dreams is a best-selling series of books 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.
The hardcover books have longer sentences, extending the stories for beginning readers. Your little one will enjoy the stylish and quirky illustrations as you read the engaging story of this fascinating icon. With extra facts about Marilyn's life at the back, it’s a great educational pick.
This series makes the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
Looking for gift ideas? The Little People, Big Dreams: Marilyn Monroe hardcover book is the perfect gift for children 3 years and older. Ideal for birthdays, special occasions or simply as a surprise gift.
Size: 24 x 19.5 x 1 cm / 32 pages