Women in Art

Little People, Big Dreams

Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Published by Frances Lincoln

Women in Art, from the best-selling ‘Little People, Big Dreams’ series, aims to inspire the next generation to change the world.


‘One children’ book series trying to fight back ... by telling the inspiring stories of women who overcame adversity and made history by pursuing their childhood dreams’ 

  1. Toronto Star

This boxed gift set introduces younger readers to the lives of three incredible women who worked in the arts and changed the world. Despite having polio as a child, Frida Kahlo became one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. Coco Chanel spent her early life at an orphanage, but followed her passion to make her name as a world-famous fashion designer. Audrey Hepburn lived through the hardships of the Second World War to become an iconic Hollywood star. Each book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of each woman’ life.

’Little People, Big Dreams’ is a best-selling series of books that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages. The books are written in simple sentences and the hardback versions present expanded stories for beginner readers. Each volume is beautifully illustrated by a different female artist.

Also available is the boxed gift set Women in Science, which includes the hardback editions Ada LovelaceAmelia Earhart and Marie Curie.

Production Details

Published by Frances Lincoln
Coco Chanel, illustrated by Ana Albero; Frida Kahlo, illustrated by Gee Fan Eng; Audrey Hepburn, illustrated by Amaia Arrazola
3 volumes
96 pages
207 mm x 256 mm