Inspiring Picture Biographies - Collection of 5


Our collection comes beautifully packaged in our signature blue Lion & Dragonfly box to make a perfect gift.

And remember - our books give back! For every five books we sell, we donate one to a superhero teacher working in an underfunded community. 

These extraordinary picture books follow the lives of three adventurous spirits, and will surely inspire adventures in your little ones!

The Leaf Detective: This gorgeously-illustrated book introduces readers to Margaret Lowman, a pioneering rainforest scientist. From her childhood in New York to the rainforests of Australia and Africa, kids will marvel at Meg's passion and perseverance to protect and preserve the world's rainforest habitats.

Mae Among the Stars: Introduce your kids to the inspiring true story of Mae Jemison, the first black woman to travel into space. This beautifully-illustrated book will remind your kids that if you dream it, believe in it, and work hard for it, anything is possible.

The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: How many stars are in the sky? How did the universe begin? And where it did come from? Follow the incredible story of Edwin Hubble, master astronomer and namesake of the Hubble Space Telescope, from his childhood in Missouri to his incredible discoveries in astronomy and cosmology.

Alexander von Humboldt, Explorer, Naturalist and Environmental Pioneer: Your child will be captivated by this story of the father of modern ecology. Whether sailing across the ocean, hiking through the jungle, or climbing the highest volcanic peaks, everywhere Alexander went, he observed the land, animals, and culture. And where others saw differences, Alexander spotted connections.

Whoosh: Summer just isn't summer without backyard water gun fights! Kids will love this incredible true story of Lonnie Johnson, NASA engineer and inventor extraordinaire of the original Super Soaker water gun.