Aretha was born in Tennessee as the fourth of five children, and took the stage at an early age in her father's church choir. She astounded everyone with her powerful voice and her incredible stage presence; she was born to perform! Aretha went on to become the best-selling rhythm and blues singer of all time, and the first woman to be installed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Today, she's known around the world as the "Queen of Soul"!
This story of an inspiring performer from the Little People, BIG DREAMS series features stylish illustrations and extra facts about Franklin at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!