Each book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biological timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of each subject's life.
Anne Frank. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Illustrated by: Sveta Dorosheva.
Meet Anne Frank, the writer whose diary captured the hearts of the public. Anne Frank was born in Germany to a loving family. But when World War II broke out, Anne and her family had to hide in a secret annex in Amsterdam. Here, Anne wrote her famous diary, describing her belief in people's goodness and her hopes for peace. After the war, her diary captured the hearts of the public and she became on of the most important diarists of the 20th century.
Steve Jobs. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Aura Lewis.
Meet Steve Jobs, the visionary whose ideas still shape the world. Steve Jobs grew up surrounded by investors, in sunny Silicon Valley, California. He and his friend Stephen Wozniak channeled their love of computers into their own inventions, building a successful company from Steve's garage. steve thought that computers were the future, and his big ideas would transform the world and the way people use technology.
Coco Chanel. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Ana Albero.
Meet Coco Chanel, international style icon. Following the death of her mother, Coco spent her early life in an orphanage, where she was taught how to use a needle and thread. From there, she became a cabaret singer, seamstress, hat maker, and eventually, the world's most famous fashion designer.
David Bowie. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Ana Albero
Meet David Bowie, the starman who dazzled audiences with his music. As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas. He was inspired by the pop and mod scenes in Britain to pick up the saxophone. After earning his stripes in some of the coolest bands in London, David splashed onto the solo scene. His songwriting talent and musical skill made him one of rock and roll's all-time greatest artists.
Jane Austen. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Katie Wilson
Meet Jane Austen, the great British novelist. Little Jane was born into a large family with seven brothers and sisters. She grew up reading and writing stories in the English countryside. As an adult, she wrote witty commentaries about landed gentry in a way that no one had ever done before, portraying young women who bravely made their own choices. These novels made Jane one of the most loved British writers of all time.
Audrey Hepburn. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Amaia Arrazola.
Meet Audrey Hepburn, the iconic Hollywood movie star. Audrey Hepburn grew up in Arnhem in the Netherlands. After living through the hardships of World War Two, she moved to study ballet in London. She went on to star in plays and films, eventually becoming one of the most iconic actresses of all time.
Amelia Earhart. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Mariadiamentes.
Meet Amelia Earhart, the American aviation pioneer. When Amelia was young, she liked to imagine she could stretch her wings and fly away like a bird. As a grown woman, she set a new female world record for flying up to 14,000 feet. She also flew across the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, and eventually undertook the most dangerous mission of all: to fly all the way around the world.
Michelle Obama. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Mia Saine.
Meet Michelle Obama, the iconic first lady, advocate, lawyer, and author. Young Michelle grew up on the South Side of Chicago in a close-knit family. She loved school, achieving A's, and worked hard to blaze trails at the universities of Princeton and Harvard. Then, at the beginning of her legal career, she met Barack Obama. As first lady, she used her platform to advocate for women and girls and continues to inspire many with her powerful voice, and best-selling books.
Vivienne Westwood. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Laura Callaghan.
Meet Vivienne Westwood, the flame-haired fashion designer and impresario. When Vivienne was a young women, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England could make a living in the art world. But after discovering her passion for design and jewelry making, she erupted onto the fashion scene with a bang. Vivienne's designs became iconic, and she became famous for letting her clothes speak for themselves.
Pablo Picasso. Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Illustrated by: Teresa Bellon.
Meet Pablo Picasso, one of the world's greatest artists in the 20th century. Little Pablo grew up in an artistic household and after drawing his first painting at nine years old. His dad was an art teacher and helped grow his son's talent, teaching him to use oil paints. He moved first to Barcelona and then to France, where he achieved significant success, and went on to becoming one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His artistic style inspired many movements in art, music and literature, which we still see today.