This inspiring picture book tells the story of three young school friends whose amazing talent and hard work saw them become America's most successful vocal group of all time, The Supremes.
This book tells the story of the friendship between Flo, Mary and Diana, and how by supporting each other they became international superstars.
It's 1960, and Flo, Mary and Diana are three friends with big ambitions. They want to be superstars! But 1960s America was not the easiest place for young black girls from the projects to make it big. They audition for the new Motown Records label, but the manager says NO. Not to be put off, the girls try again, and this time, they succeed. They become...The Supremes! They travel the world, singing hit after hit. Of course they have falling outs, like all friends do, but with a shared dream to keep their friendship strong, they became the USA's most successful vocal group ever.
The Power of Friends celebrates friendships that changed the world. From musical greats to sports champions, scientists and explorers to artists and activists, these are the true stories of real friends who achieved amazing things. Whether best friends since school or thrown together by a chance encounter, they supported and inspired each other to make their shared dreams come true. This charming series shows 4-7-year-olds how togetherness, respect and the power of friendship can make the world a better place.
Zoe Tucker is passionate about picture books. In her day job as a picture-book art director and designer, she has worked with best-selling artists including Waterstones-prize winner Lizzy Stewart, Axel Scheffler, Nick Sharratt, and Helen Stephens. Also a budding author, the first picture book she wrote, Ada Lovelace and the Number-Crunching Machine (September 2019), was described as "Inspiring, feminist, and informative in equal parts" by Kirkus.
Children’s & educational
Wide Eyed Editions
Friends Change the World
4 - 7
People & places (Children's / Teenage)