Agatha Christie

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9781847809599

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Page: 32

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In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. 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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Little People, BIG DREAMS Matching Game

Put Your Brain to the Test with All the Girls of the Little People, BIG DREAMS Series!

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Rock Point

ISBN: 1631065866

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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Featuring 20 outstanding women from the internationally best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series—including famous scientists, writers, activists, artists, and adventurers—this stylishly illustrated matching game is an entertaining way to inspire and sharpen the minds of little dreamers everywhere. Discover inspiring female role models by matching the famous faces of: Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Josephine Baker, Coco Chanel, Agatha Christie, Marie Curie, Simone de Beauvoir, Amelia Earhart, Ella Fitzgerald, Anne Frank, Jane Goodall, Audrey Hepburn, Frida Kahlo, Ada Lovelace, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Geogia O’Keefe, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Mother Theresa, and Harriet Tubman. Written by the best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS author Mª Isabel Sánchez Vergara, this remarkable matching game includes: A beautifully designed 9.5” × 9.5” box 20 pairs of cards to match A 9” × 9” educational biography card that provides a synopsis of each role model’s life and achievements, including the dates that they lived With three different ways to play, this game offers endless hours of fun and learning. With two or more players, lay the cards in row and, for each turn, turn two over and look for a match. You’ll need to use your observation, concentration, and memory skills to win! You can also use them in a storytelling memory game, where one person begins a story using any card, then the players take turns repeating the story and then adding new characters elements with each turn. You can alsoplay on your own by mixing the cards up and looking for matches, or use the cards as storytelling prompts. 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!
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Rudolf Nureyev

Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 1786037912

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Rudolf Nureyev, one of the greatest male ballet dancers of all time. Rudolf fell in love with dance as a child. But he was not allowed to go to ballet school until he was 17. There, he had to make up for lost time and hone his skills to compete with the other dancers. As a professional, he dazzled audiences with sensational performances and star power. He went on to become a world-renowned choreographer and master of perfection in dance. This inspiring 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 dancer'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!
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Zaha Hadid

Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 1786037459

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Zaha Hadid tells the inspiring true story of the visionary Iraqi-British architect. Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, surrounded by music. She was a curious and confident child, who designed her own modernist bedroom at nine years old. As a young woman studying at University in Beirut, she was described as the most outstanding pupil the teacher had ever met. With her spectacular vision and belief in the power of architecture, she founded her own firm and designed some of the most outstanding buildings in the world—including the London 2012 Olympic Aquatic Centre. This inspiring 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 architect'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!
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Agatha Christie

An Autobiography

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425127391

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 529

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Dame Agatha offers vivid descriptions of her childhood, family life, contemporaries, and travels abroad as well as discussing her own struggles as a writer and the general problems of creative writing
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Agatha Christie’s Murder in the Making: Stories and Secrets from Her Archive - includes an unseen Miss Marple Story

Author: John Curran

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007396775

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 432

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Agatha Christie’s life and career told through the decades, from the never-before-published original ending to her first book to the unused ideas for her last, complete with two unpublished Agatha Christie stories - including a lost Miss Marple.
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