|aFrida Kahlo |cwritten by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Gee Fan Eng ; translated by Emma Martinez.
|aLondon |bFrances Lincoln Children's Books|c2016.
|a1 v. (unpaged) |bcol. ill. |c25 cm.
|aLittle people, big dreams
|aFirst published in Spain in 2014 under the title: Pequeña & grande Frida Kahla.
|aWhen Frida Kahlo was a teenager, a terrible road accident changed her life forever. Unable to walk, she began painting from her bed. Her self-portraits, which show her pain and grief but also her passion for life and instinct for survival, have made her one of the most famous artists of the twentieth century. This story of her life features a facts and photos section at the back.
Junior Magazine: "Empowering books EVERY child should read."
In this new series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The second book follows Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Frida’s life at the back.