Discover the inspiring life of Billie Jean King, the tennis star who has dedicated her life to breaking barriers both on and off the tennis court.
Billie Jean began playing tennis at the age of 11. After one of her first tennis lessons, she told her mother, ‘I’m going to be No. 1 in the world’, a title she would come to hold five times between 1966 and 1972. Twenty years later, she is still today considered one of the most successful women in sport history.
This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the amazing sportswomans life.
In the Little People, Big Dreams 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.
These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!