Cover image for Muhammad Ali / written by Ma Isabel Sanchez Vegara ; illustrated by Brosmind.
Title:
Muhammad Ali / written by Ma Isabel Sanchez Vegara ; illustrated by Brosmind.
ISBN:
9781786033314
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2019.

©2019
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1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Abstract:
Introduces Muhammad Ali, detailing how young Cassius Clay learned how to box and became a legendary athlete, civil rights activist, and global icon.
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Summary

Summary

New in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Muhammad Ali, "the greatest" boxer of all time.

When he was little, Muhammad Ali had his bicycle stolen. He wanted to fight the thief, but a policeman told him him to learn how to box first. After training hard in the gym, Muhammad developed a strong jab and an even stronger work ethic. His smart thinking and talking earned him the greatest title in boxing: Heavyweight Champion of the World. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back , including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of "The Greatest's" life.

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!


Author Notes

Mª Isabel Sánchez Vergara , born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.

BROSMIND are the Mingarro brothers, Juan (1978) and Alejandro (1981). They spent their childhood drawing comics, building vehicles for their action figures and shooting movies on home video cameras. In 2006, they founded Brosmind studio in Barcelona. Their style is fresh and optimistic, using fantasy and humor. Currently they combine commercial illustration with personal projects involving multiple disciplines, such as sculpture, music, or video. They have won many awards, including six Cannes Lions.