Little People, Big Dreams - Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
New to the popular Little People, Big Dreams series, Dwayne Johnson, “The Rock”, was born in California to a Samoan and Afro-American family.
For a time Dwayne and his mother lived in Grey Lynn, Auckland with his Samoan grandparents. Dwayne was an only child but in New Zealand he experienced multi-generational living with brothers, sister, aunties, uncles and everybody. He went to Richmond Road Primary School, played rugby and still has family in New Zealand.
A natural athlete, Dwayne decided to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather and decided to pursue professional wrestling. Taking on the persona of 'The Rock' as a wrestler in the WWE, he won 16 championships and millions of fans. After a huge wrestling career, he tried his hand at acting... and today is one of the biggest film stars that Hollywood has ever seen!
This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations
Format: Hard Cover Children's Book
Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational gamesthatexplore 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.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding peoplewho will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
About the Author
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for childrens books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.
Anna Katharina Jansen is a freelance illustrator, based in Germany, who graduated with an MA in illustration from HAW Hamburg. Her clients include: Google, GLAD! magazine, Frankfurt Book Fair, and Parents magazine.