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 Maria Montessori, the 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 bestselling 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. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
What? A simplified and edited version of the original text is appropriate for babies and toddlers
Age? 2-4 years
About the Author
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative
director in constant search of new concepts for children ’s books and the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. 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.