El Sonador (The Dreamer)

El Sonador (The Dreamer)

by Pam Munoz Ryan, Peter Sís
     
 
Neftali siente admiracion y curiosidad por todo: los colores del aceite en un charco, un guante perdido, el viento al navegar, el canto de los pajaros. A Neftali le encanta coleccionar tesoros, sonar despierto y escribir -pasatiempos que su padre piensa que le hacen perder el tiempo. Sin embargo, a pesar de todas las adversidades, el espiritu de Neftali prevalece

Overview

Neftali siente admiracion y curiosidad por todo: los colores del aceite en un charco, un guante perdido, el viento al navegar, el canto de los pajaros. A Neftali le encanta coleccionar tesoros, sonar despierto y escribir -pasatiempos que su padre piensa que le hacen perder el tiempo. Sin embargo, a pesar de todas las adversidades, el espiritu de Neftali prevalece a pesar de su timidez y la crueldad de su padre hasta llegar a convertirse en uno de los poetas mas leidos en todo el mundo, Pablo Neruda. Este libro inspirara' a jovenes escritores y artistas.

Neftali finds beauty and wonder everywhere: in the oily colors of mud puddles; a lost glove, sailing on the wind; the music of birds and language. He loves to collect treasures, daydream, and write--pastimes his authoritarian father thinks are for fools. Against all odds, Neftali prevails against his father's cruelty and his own crippling shyness to become one of the most widely read poets in the world, Pablo Neruda. This moving story about the birth of an artist is also a celebration of childhood, imagination, & the strength of the creative spirit. Sure to inspire young writers & artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545176002
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
258,883
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 7.54(h) x 0.73(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Pam Munoz Ryan is the recipient of the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award and the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for multicultural literature. She has written more than thirty books which have garnered, among countless accolades, the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Award, and the Schneider Family Award. Pam lives near San Diego. You can visit her at www.pammunozryan.com.

Peter Sis is an internationally acclaimed illustrator, author, and filmmaker with more than twenty books to his credit. His picture book THE WALL: GROWING UP BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN was a 2007 Caldecott Honor Book, and STARRY MESSENGER: GALILEO GALILEI and TIBET THROUGH THE RED BOX were Caldecott Honor Books. Peter Sis lives in the New York City area. You can visit him at www.petersis.com.

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