By- Erika Semprun
Are you interested in Hispanic authors? Santillana’s “Figures of the Hispanic World” Collection has magnificent, information-filled books that are sure to pique your interest…
Get to Know Miguel de Cervantes by Edna Iturralde
Four centuries ago, Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote—a spectacular novel that continues to be read and studied worldwide to this day. Don Quixote is one of the most important and renowned works in Spanish literature—and the life of Cervantes was just as intriguing as his captivating works. Learn about Cervantes’ real-life adventures and the fictional worlds he created with a copy of Get to Know Miguel de Cervantes!
Get to Know Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz by Edna Iturralde
Even during a time when women were discouraged from studying, Juana Inés de la Cruz showed great interest in books and writing. As a young girl, Juana loved literature; and when she grew older, she decided to become a nun so she could have access to more learning resources. Years later, the wonderful Juana Inés de la Cruz wrote and published several works. Today, hundreds of years later, her novels continue to be studied and enjoyed. Eager to learn about Juana’s journey from literature lover to nun to published author? Pick up a copy of Get to Know Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz.
Get to Know Miguel de Cervantes and Get to Know Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz are two amazingly engaging picks in the “Figures of the Hispanic World” Collection. Through enchanting illustrations and concise language, readers learn about significant figures while following delightful narratives. These books are not only educational, but they’re also appealing and entertaining.
For great stories about historical figures, pick up a copy of the featured books—or check out the rest of the collection at Santillana USA.