By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Author), Raquel Martin (Illustrator)
ISBN-13 : 9780711245921
This board book version of Maria Montessori (Little People, Big Dreams) tells the inspiring story of this pioneering teacher and researcher.
Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys. But Maria's mother was supportive of her dreams, and Maria went on to study medicine. She later became an early childhood expert - founding schools with her revolutionary educational theories and changing the lives of many children. Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this fascinating educator and innovator, and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of this sturdy board book on their own.
The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, Big Dreams!
About the Authors
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's 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.
Raquel Martin and is a freelance illustrator from Barcelona living in the beautiful island of Minorca. Her work has appeared in different publications and she also makes illustrations for her own shop catalogue.