El mago que salvo el mundo

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Diego dreams of being a wizard so he can make the world a better place by fighting global warming. When he realizes that he can’t really perform magic, Diego thinks of ways he can help save the world by considering many potential careers and what it would take to achieve them. Filled with “Big Kid Boxes” that explain the crucial scientific concepts that lie behind the scenes depicted, this inspirational story gives children an opportunity to exercise their own magical ...

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Overview

Diego dreams of being a wizard so he can make the world a better place by fighting global warming. When he realizes that he can’t really perform magic, Diego thinks of ways he can help save the world by considering many potential careers and what it would take to achieve them. Filled with “Big Kid Boxes” that explain the crucial scientific concepts that lie behind the scenes depicted, this inspirational story gives children an opportunity to exercise their own magical dreams.

 

Diego sueña con ser un mago para que pueda hacer del mundo un lugar mejor combatiendo el calentamiento global. Cuando se da cuenta de que no puede en realidad hacer magia, Diego se pone a pensar en otras maneras en las cuales puede salvar el mundo, considerando diversas carreras potenciales y qué sería necesario hacer para realizarlas. Lleno de recuadros “Big Kid” que explican los importantes conceptos científicos que hay detrás de las escenas retratadas, este cuento inspirante les da a los niños la oportunidad de poner en marcha sus propios sueños mágicos.

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"A powerful teaching tool, great to read on a singular basis, but potentially effective in classrooms as a means of inspiring the leaders of the future! Every library, personal or school/public, should have at least one copy!" —www.Shirley-MyBookshelf.blogspot.com (October 2011)

"Once again, award-winning author Jeffrey Bennett has written a valuable book for all ages to read and contemplate. Everyone from students to teachers and parents will be inspired by Diego's journey. . . . A fascinating book to share with all students." —National Science Teachers Association "Recommends" list

"Rarely do you find well-presented science intertwined with statements on morality – this book is able to seamlessly blend them." —Shelley Spohr, American Association for the Advancement of Science

"The Wizard Who Saved the World is a picture book with fact-filled sidebars that teach young adults about science, global stewardship, [and more]. Bright color illustrations fill this inspirational and heavily researched blend of storytelling and call to awareness." —www.MidwestBookReview.com (December 2011)

"El mago que salvó al mundo es un libro bellamente ilustrado, y una poderosa herramienta de enseñanza para ser compartida con niños, padres y maestros." —www.tintafresca.us (January 2012)

"Very rarely does a children's book come along that hits on all the areas necessary to make a bestseller. From perfect illustrations to a plot that kids will enjoy . . . to the scientific information that children and adults should know. . . . A fantastic read for both children and adults!" —www.FeatherAndQuill.com

"You can't go wrong with The Wizard Who Saved the World. . . . This book is a budding scientist's dream because it's filled with information as well as a cute story." —Savannah Morning News (April 25, 2012), on the english edition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780972181952
  • Publisher: Big Kid Science
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 11.10 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Bennett is the author of Max Goes to Jupiter, Max Goes to Mars, and Max Goes to the Moon. He is an astrophysicist and educator who proposed the idea for and helped develop the Voyage Scale Model Solar System—the first science-oriented exhibit approved for permanent installation on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Roberta Collier-Morales is the illustrator of many children’s books, including How Spirit Dog Made the Milky Way, Inside Out, and Where Is Thumbkin. They both live in Boulder, Colorado.

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