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 story of an inspiring educator from the Little People, BIG DREAMS series features stylish illustrations and extra facts about Montgomery at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
For a simplified board book version of Montessori's story, we recommend Maria: My First Maria Montessori.