“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty” Maya Angelou
“Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.”
Maya Angelou is one of the most admired American authors “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” was published in 1969 based on memoirs of her childhood a traumatic experience of oppression and abuse. Her’s is a tough story to tell to children but hugely important to be able to relay, Lisbeth Kaiser deals with it delicately and suitably for its intended audience, without it being dumbed-down.
This series of books illustrates the inspirational lives of artists, designers, authors, scientists and adventurers, distilling their experiences into a bite size story with a more detailed timeline included within the back pages.
Maya Angelou is one of personal favourite authors, it is a pleasure to be able to share her story through an edition so beautifully illustrated and sensitively written.
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