This informative and wonderfully illustrated book makes learning about Maria Montessori totally understandable and relatable to young children. The charming illustrations add to the incredible appeal to the story. Children are offered an introduction to this pioneering teacher and her accomplishments.
The inspiring nonfiction stories are short, and make it easy for preschoolers to follow and learn Maria Montessori's story. It gives a condensed and accessible account of her life to young children. She achieved incredible things, yet she began life as a child with a dream.
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. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations along with extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the educator's life.