Little People, BIG DREAMS series, can be enjoyed by fluent Spanish speakers and those learning the language, whether at home or in the classroom.
En este libro de la serie Little People, BIG DREAMS, aclamada por la crítica, descubre la vida de Agatha Christie, la escritora policíaca más famosa de todos los tiempos.
Cuando Agatha era joven, leía libros todas las noches, ¡pero siempre tenía su propia idea de cómo deberían terminar! De adulta, sus novelas policiacas, con sus giros inesperados y sus peculiares detectives, desafiaron las mentes de millones de lectores, convirtiéndola en la reina del misterio y la novelista más vendida de todos los tiempos. Este libro conmovedor presenta ilustraciones elegantes y extravagantes y datos adicionales en la parte posterior, incluida una cronología biográfica con fotos históricas y un perfil detallado de la vida del autor.
Little People, BIG DREAMS es una exitosa serie de libros y juegos educativos que exploran las vidas de personas destacadas, desde diseñadores y artistas hasta científicos y activistas. Todos lograron cosas increíbles, pero cada uno comenzó su vida como un niño con un sueño.
Esta serie de empoderamiento ofrece mensajes inspiradores para niños de todas las edades, en una variedad de formatos. Los libros de cartón se cuentan en oraciones simples, perfectos para leer en voz alta a bebés y niños pequeños. Las versiones de tapa dura presentan historias ampliadas para lectores principiantes. Los juegos de regalo en caja le permiten recopilar una selección de libros por tema. Las muñecas de papel, las tarjetas de aprendizaje, los juegos de combinación y otras divertidas herramientas de aprendizaje brindan aún más formas de hacer que las vidas de estos modelos a seguir sean accesibles para los niños.
¡Inspira a la próxima generación de personas destacadas que cambiarán el mundo con Little People, BIG DREAMS!
In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Agatha Christie, the most famous crime writer of all time.
When Agatha was young, she read books every night, but always had her own idea for how they should end! As an adult, her crime novels, with their twists and turns and peculiar detectives, challenged the minds of millions of readers, making her the queen of mystery and the bestselling novelist of all time. This stirring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the author's life.
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. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. 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 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. 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.
Elisa Munsó is a fine arts graduate from the University of Barcelona. While there, she specialized in sculpture and also studied illustration, props, and scenery. She currently works, mainly drawing and designing, in her own studio-gallery The Flood in Barcelona. The small gallery self-publishes their booklets of travel and stories. Elisa combines work in the gallery with her own projects by organizing exhibitions of illustration and presentations of fanzines by individuals and collectives.
“The kind of books that adults will covet and collect as well… The language and structure is simple enough for young readers, while a biographical timeline at the end of each book offers greater historical complexity”—Irish Times
Best children’s books for spring - “Strikingly illustrated, they’re superb first biographies for younger readers.”—The Huffington Post
"The Spanish text is engaging and informative... making these titles an excellent choice for younger readers..."—School Library Journal
'Sumptuously illustrated hardbacks, they take the life stories of famous women in history and retell them in a child-friendly way'—Daily Mail
“Brilliantly accessible and inspiring” —Rhino Reads
“One children’s books series trying to fight back… by telling the inspiring stories of women who overcame adversity and made history by pursuing their childhood dreams."—Toronto Star
"This delightful biography for young readers... As well as highlighting her achievements, the book quietly emphasises how wonderful the imagination can be, and how this can inspire others, too. This is shown even through the illustrations, as Agatha's creations spill out across the pages."
'Astoundingly, Agatha Christie taught herself to read at the age of five. Children will follow the famous author's life story with the aid of succinct text and enjoyable illustrations.'—Parents in Touch