Discover the lives of outstanding people, with the Little People Big Dreams book series, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Inspire the next generation of little people to change the world.
Maria Montessori - From an early age Maria Montessori challenged the norm, studying science at an all-boys school. As an adult, she became the first female doctor in her country, specialising in the care of children. She went on to make important discoveries that completely changed the course of traditional education, setting up Montessori schools around the world. This inspiring story of the revolutionary doctor’s life features a facts and photos section at the back.
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.