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Escrito por Francesca Cavallo, la autora de Cuentos de buenas noches para niñas rebeldes, uno de los libros más vendidos según el NY Times.
Beatrice Vio practica esgrima desde los 5 años. A los 11 años, contrajo meningitis y tuvieron que amputarle los antebrazos y piernas. Al principio, nadie creyó que le fuera posible volver al esgrima. Pero ella encontró la manera de hacerlo. Y no solamente ha ganado varios campeonatos, sino que también se ha convertido en un ícono popular.
Con ilustraciones de la artista pakistaní Maliha Abidi, éste es el tercer libro en la serie Atlelas Paralímpicos, una serie de libros ilustrados de no ficción que cuenta la historia de 4 campeones que hacen las cosas a su manera y están reinventando a los deportes.
Binding Type: Hardcover
Audience: Ages 4-8
About the Author
Cavallo: - Francesca Cavallo is an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur and activist. She co-created the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls book series and podcast and was the recipient of the Publisher's Weekly StarWatch Award in 2018. In 2019, she parted ways with Rebel Girls, which she had co-founded, to start Undercats, Inc. Francesca's work has been translated into more than 50 languages, and her books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.Abidi: - Maliha Abidi is a Pakistani-American artist, author and a Neuroscience student. She was born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, and migrated to California, United States at the age of 14. As an immigrant, her experiences play a huge role in her work. Her work mainly focuses on women's rights (girls' education, banning child marriage, domestic violence), mental health, anti-racism, travel/culture and shining a light on societal issues. Abidi's work has been featured on BBC, Glamour Magazine, Malala Fund, and TRT World, among others.
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