an illustration of nelson mandela with a raised fist and a viney pattern on his shirt

Nelson Mandela

by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara Author and Alison Hawkins Illustrator

In this book from the popular Little People, BIG DREAMS series, share the story of Nelson Mandela with your young one. From his upbringing in apartheid South Africa, to his long and unjust imprisonment, to his eventual presidency, author Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara tells the story of this remarkable historical figure and his struggle to end the racist system of government he grew up under. Complete with a biographical timeline, plenty of facts about his life, and quirky illustrations, this picture book is suited to kids ages 4 and up, and is perfect for your home or for a pre-school or kindergarten classroom.