Maria: My First Maria Montessori (Little People, Big Dreams Young Reader Edition)

by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Author)

Maria: My First Maria Montessori (Little People, Big Dreams Young Reader Edition)

This board book version of Maria Montessori--from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series--introduces the youngest dreamers to the incredible life 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.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore 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.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover 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!

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Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. In 2014, she created a book for her two twin nieces for their birthday, which shortly thereafter became the first book in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series. This multimillion-copy bestselling series of picture books explores the lives of outstanding people. From Mahatma Gandhi to Aretha Franklin, to Prince, Sánchez Vegara researches complex careers and makes them accessible to young children, with her unique and mindful style of writing. She works with a diverse team of illustrators to make each book lively, eye-catching and motivating. 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. ​

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780711245938
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Frances Lincoln Ltd
Publication date
March 20, 2020
Series
Little People, Big Dreams Young Reader Edition
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF050000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | School & Education
JNF038060 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Europe
Library of Congress categories
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