The essential book collection for little people

Women who changed the world are finally receiving the recognition they deserve and the inspiring Little People, Big Dreams series celebrates them in all their glory…


“Who run the world? Girls!” Well, maybe not quite yet, but Beyoncé’s hit song inspired women everywhere to believe that it could happen one day.

Queen Bey certainly isn’t the only influential female to make headlines. There’s a trend toward celebrating important women who changed the course of history and I like it A LOT. I have three daughters and I want them to know that they can be whatever they want to be. Sports stars, astronauts, race car drivers, neurosurgeons, prime ministers, astrophysicists… it’s all within their reach.

The Little People, Big Dreams book series is the perfect way to teach them that women can do anything. Each beautifully illustrated hardcover book celebrates a great woman in history and how she accomplished extraordinary things despite the roadblocks she had to overcome. The words and imagery make these remarkable women’s stories accessible even to young children.

One book tells the story of Rosa Parks and how she made indelible marks on both the civil rights and feminist movements the day she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man.

Another celebrates the indomitable spirit of young Anne Frank, who hid from the Nazis with her family for two years and recorded all her hopes in dreams in a diary that has touched the hearts of people around the world for decades.

Then there’s the incredible story of Mother Teresa, the selfless nun who dedicated her life to caring for the sick and poor around the globe. She’s now remembered as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

And let’s not forget fashion designer Coco Chanel, who revolutionized women’s fashion. She believed that women should be allowed to wear clothes that were as comfortable as men’s, so she designed pants and suits for women in comfortable materials. Goodbye, corsets!

You can also read about inspirational actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo who became a feminist icon after her death, and aviator Amelia Earhart who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

I dare you to not get choked up while you read these stirring stories of kick-ass women to your children! You’ll feel an immense sense of satisfaction knowing that your little ones are learning powerful messages through the life stories of strong female role models.