Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Very brief look at the career of the author of Anne of Green Gables. Hopefully, it will raise questions and generate interest in knowing more. The illustrations are colorful and pleasing.
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I cannot express just how much I love this series.
Little people, big people does not reflect where they ended up but how they began.
The author’s aim is to pitch a book at young people to introduce them to famous individuals and show how they came to be Oak Trees in their celebrated field. The choice of words therefore has to be simple and the short board book medium means a biography is as short as the guys you to whom you are reading.
So the task is in words and engaging illustrations is to create an interest, introduce the character and then allow your child to discover more at their own pace. Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara is an expert at this and penned many in this collectible series. Lucy Maud Montgomery is perhaps one of the best examples of Maria’s skill as there are just a bunch of facts but nothing too racy or exciting.
For me this elevates the works and underscores their value. Such that it not always what is said but unsaid.
It is clear that young Lucy had a tough upbringing and consequently that she achieved anything is amazing.
Inspirational stuff and a pleasure to share with tomorrow’s future generation.
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Hm. The plot was way too rushed, but the  illustrations were cute. The book should probably be a bit longer.
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I absolutely adore these books they are a great way to introduce little people to some big legends, I love how they start when the legends are little and encourage children to dream and realise that anything is possible 

Thanks to netgalley and the publisher for a free copy for an honest opinion
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This is an adorable book to introduce young children to Lucy Maud Montgomery (L.M. Montgomery).  Anne of Green Gables is a favorite book series of mine.  I love that this book introduces young children to her life and how she became a writer. It teaches children to dream and to carry out their dream to become what they want. 

Thank you to Netgalley and Quarto Publishing Group for the opportunity to read and review this book. 

Children's Nonfiction
Release Date: August 6, 2019
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The life of Anne of Green Gables’ creator is beautifully cast in text and illustrations in this lovely board book. Part of my fave Little People, BIG DREAMS series, which inspires young readers to dream big in their own lives. Highly recommended! 

Pub Date 06 Aug 2019.

Thanks to Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Quarto Publishing Group - Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, and NetGalley for the review copy. Opinions are mine. 

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I absolutely love the Little People Big Dreams series.  We homeschool and my 5 year old loves when we find these books at the library or get an ARC on NetGalley.  I was SO excited to see they began this "My First" series!  Perfect for even younger learners - less words, simple pictures, awesome message!  This series will be great to read with my 5 and 2 year old.  A great way to introduce your kids to important people and encourage them to learn more about people they particularly like.  This book about Lucy Maud Montgomery is another excellent addition to an already great series!
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A very fleeting look at the author of 'Anne of Green Gables', this really does pare the idea of being a biography back to the bare bones.  The artwork is fine for a picture book, but the problem is that it gives you no idea of the real life.  It's an A-B story where the two have never been closer.

Note:- there seems to be two versions of this book, a regular biography, and a board book version with much less text.  This was not made clear by the publishers or publicists prior to me writing this.  Any confusion is therefore not my fault.  To summarise, I got a digital copy of the board book, and learnt very little.  Clearly you should wait for the more mature and educational edition.
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I loved reading Anne of Green Gables as a kid, so I was super excited to check out this book about Lucy Maud Montgomery. The illustrations were super cute, and it was easy to see from this story how Montgomery was inspired to write about Anne.
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I haven't read Anne of the Green Gables yet! But I already own a copy in my library so I might read this soon inspired by this Little People Story about her author!
As always the story is told so beautifully, and the illustrations are precious.
I love watching they portray an author since you are talking to future bookworms so 😍 hope to see more in the future!
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My favourite books as a child was the Anne of Green Gables and I was so excited to read this book. It was an absolutely beautifully written and illustrated. I thoroughly enjoyed it!
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