The man who had a dream: A children’s book about Martin Luther King Jr.

This children’s book brings the heroic journey of Martin Luther King Jr. to life, with lessons of equality, courage, and the importance of having a dream.

Follow young Martin from his childhood in Atlanta to the historic moment he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

Our app include two version of this book, one with read-along features to support new readers and a standard Brainytoon version.

Ideal for children ages 4-6, this story not only educates but inspires, showing how one person’s dream can lead to monumental change.

MLK: The man who had a dream

Martin Luther King Jr. was a visionary who believed in the strength of love over hate and the necessity of change through peaceful means.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life shows us the power of words and the impact of standing up for what’s right.

His dream continues to inspire people of all ages to work together in a world where everyone has the same opportunities to succeed and live in harmony.

The story offer countless lessons in courage, leadership, and the importance of fighting for what is right.

Here are some interesting and fun MLK facts for kids.

  • Born a leader: Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. Even as a young boy, Martin was a great speaker and very interested in making the world a better place
  • A young achiever: Martin was so smart that he skipped two grades in high school and started college when he was just 15 years old!
  • Dr. King’s Education: He earned a degree in sociology from Morehouse College, a Bachelor of Divinity from Crozer Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Boston University.
  • I Have a Dream: On August 28, 1963, Dr. King gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C. Over 250,000 people came to listen to him speak about his dream of a world where everyone is treated equally, regardless of the color of their skin.
  • Nobel Peace Prize: In 1964, he won the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting against racial inequality through nonviolent resistance. At 35 years old, he was the youngest man at the time to receive this honor.
  • A Day to Remember: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January every year. It’s a day to remember his life and the positive changes he brought to the world.
  • A Man of Many Firsts: Dr. King was the first African American to be named Time magazine’s Man of the Year in 1963.
  • A Voice for Peace: Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered for his dedication to love, peace, and equality. He believed that nonviolent protests were the most powerful weapon against a system built on segregation and discrimination.
  • A Legacy of Words: Dr. King wrote five books and delivered about 450 speeches each year. His words continue to inspire millions of people around the world.
  • A Monument of Honor: In 2011, a monument was dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C. It stands on the National Mall and reminds us of his contributions to peace and justice.
Children’s book on Martin Luther King Jr.

Doc Weathers children’s book about Martin Luther King Jr. is more than just a biography.

With read-along features, kids can hear Dr. King’s story come to life, improving their listening and comprehension skills while fostering a deeper connection with the material.

Vibrant illustrations accompany the story, capturing the essence of Dr. King’s journey and making the lessons he taught more relatable and understandable to little ones.