Cover image for Agatha Christie / written by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Elisa Munsó ; translated by Raquel Plitt.
Title:
Agatha Christie / written by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Elisa Munsó ; translated by Raquel Plitt.
ISBN:
9781847809605
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London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2017.

©2017
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1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some coloured), portraits ; 25 cm
Abstract:
The book follows Agatha Christie, who taught herself to read at the age of five, on her journey to becoming the most famous crime writer of all time. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Agatha's life at the back.
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Summary

Summary

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 best-selling 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 best-selling 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 hardcover 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!


Author Notes

Ma Isabel Sánchez Vergara , 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.

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.