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Discover how Beyonce became a superstar singer and entrepreneur in this true story of her life. Then, learn 10 key lessons from her work. When Beyonce was a little girl, she was shy. But one dance class changed the course of her life, when her teacher recognised her singing ability and star talent. After years of working hard, rehearsing, and practising, Beyonce hit the big time with Destiny's Child. The rest was history (and a lot more hard work). Find out what makes Queen Bey tick, what inspires her and what motivates her. Learn about her passion for activism - right up-to-date with her support for Black Lives Matter. Work It, Girl is an empowering series of biographies featuring modern women in the world of work, from designers and musicians to CEOs and scientists. Each of these vibrantly illustrated books tells the story of a remarkable woman in 10 chapters that highlight transformative moments in her life, following the ups and downs that she faced on her road to success. At the end, 10 key lessons show what you can learn from these moments, and self-reflectionquestions help you apply these lessons to your own life. Brightly coloured photo illustrations of 3D cut paper artwork featuring inspiring quotes from these amazing women bring their stories to vivid life.
Become a leader like | Not only does this lively, smartly designed book tell readers lots about Michelle Obama’s story, it also conveys brilliantly her attitude to life and work, making it thoroughly inspiring reading. Beginning with a description of her schooldays, it lists the family members, people and events that shaped her early life, and the path that led to her becoming a top lawyer and influential First Lady of the United States. Her story reinforces her message that you can do whatever you want if you’re determined, focussed and confident in who you are and what you believe. A fascinating book with something to say to all readers.
Blast off into space like | Part of the inspiring Work It, Girl series, this eye-catching book tells the life story of Mae Jemison, who in 1992 became the first African American woman to go into space. It’s more than just a biography however, because it picks out ten lessons we can all learn from Mae’s life and apply in our own. These include the importance of dreaming big, of asking questions, and of never letting others’ opinions of you determine your future. It’s inspiring stuff, and cleverly laid out to be accessible and properly thought-provoking to all. A final page poses questions so that readers can think about what they’ve learned and how to use the information.
Run the show like CEO | In this imaginatively illustrated book from the Work It, Girl series, discover how Oprah became a billionaire CEO and media mogul in this true story of her life. Then, learn 10 key lessons from her work you can apply to your own life.
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