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- DescriptionFocusing on key figures from the worlds of art, literature, music, politics, and science, this collection introduces young readers to luminaries who, despite the difficulties and failures of their childhoods, went on to accomplish great things. Readers will discover what individuals such as Jane Austen, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Mohandas Gandhi, John Lenn, Pablo Picasso, and even the author himself were like as children and young adults, and draw inspiration from their accomplishments. Muchos de los mbres que llenan nuestras enciclopedias esconden verdaderas historias de superacion, protagonizadas por hombres y mujeres excepcionales que, pese a los contratiempos, las dificultades o incluso los fracasos de su juventud, llegaron a hacer grandes cosas. Descubre como eran de jovenes Jules Verne, Thomas Alva Edison, Jane Austen, Pablo Ruiz Picasso, John Lenn, Albert Einstein, Mohandas Gandhi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Anne Frank y Jordi Sierra i Fabra.
- Author BiographyJordi Sierra i Fabra is a Spanish author of more than 300 books for adults and children who has been awarded the Spanish National Prize for Children s and Young Adult Literature and the Cervantes Chico prize for his work and contribution to the field of literature, among others. He is the founder of the Jordi Sierra i Fabra Foundation, which seeks to help adolescents in Barcelona and Medellin, Colombia, who wish to become writers. Fernando Vicente is an award-winning illustrator and a frequent contributor to Babelia, the cultural supplement of the Spanish newspaper El Pais. He is the illustrator of El extrano caso del Doctor Jekyll y Mr. Hyde, El manifiesto comunista, La saga de Eirik el Rojo, and El valle del miedo.
- Author(s)Jordi Sierra I Fabra
- Date of Publication01/12/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Series TitleJovenes Lectores
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight272 g
- Width145 mm
- Height206 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Illustrator(s)Fernando Vicente
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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