Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, surrounded by music. She was a curious and confident child, who designed her own modernist bedroom at nine years old. As a young woman studying at University in Beirut, she was described as the most outstanding pupil the teacher had ever met. With her spectacular vision and belief in the power of architecture, she founded her own firm and designed some of the most outstanding buildings in the world—including the London 2012 Olympic Aquatic Centre. This inspiring 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 architect's life.
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
- Author: Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara
- Age recommendation: 4-7 years
At the heart of the Quarto Publishing Group is a mission to inspire life’s experiences, and their books are a huge hit! Their series, Little People, Big Dreams helps introduce your little one to some of the greatest people in history. Learn about the bravery, determination, and hope of Marie Curie, Harriet Tubman, and others.