Amelia Earhart

Little Guides to Great Lives


• A new series of illustrated biographies for children age 7 and above
• Telling the inspirational stories of a range of amazing people from history, including Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela and Amelia Earhart
• A blend of informative and humorous narrative with fun, playful illustrations that immerse children in that person’s world
• Small format, collectible series


ISBN: 9781786271594 Category:

Isabel Thomas


The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart was a superstar of aviation in the 1920s and 1930s and a pioneer of women’s rights. Her disappearance in 1937, while attempting to fly around the world, remains an unsolved mystery.

From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.

Additional information

Weight 232 g
Dimensions 15.5 x 19.6 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 1 June 2018
Number of pages 64
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Dalia Adillon
Dimensions 15.5 x 19.6 cm
Weight 232 g
Isabel Thomas is a children's author and editor, specialising in people, science and nature. She has written for many publishers including Bloomsbury, Collins Big Cat, Dorling Kindersley, Oxford University Press and Laurence King.