Nelson Mandela

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: 9781786271945 Category:

Isabel Thomas


Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela’s journey from political prisoner to president of South Africa is an incredible tale of triumph in the face of adversity. 2018 marks a hundred years since his birth.

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 230 g
Dimensions 15.4 x 19.7 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 1 June 2018
Number of pages 64
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Hannah Warren
Dimensions 15.4 x 19.7 cm
Weight 230 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.