Christopher Columbus was a navigator eager for glory and adventure. Thinking and looking at his maps he convinced himself that he could reach the rich lands of the East by sailing from Spain to the west, to bring back gold, spices and precious stones.
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Recommended for 8 to 12 years
Size: 23,5 21,5 cm x
Olaya Sanfuentes Echeverria She has a degree in History from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, a Master of Arts from Georgetown University and a PhD in Art History from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She has written books, book chapters, and articles, as well as being involved in various curatorial projects in museums in Chile.
Alejandra Vega She has a doctorate in History from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and did undergraduate studies at the University of Paris VII, Jussieu. Academic at the Center for Latin American Cultural Studies of the University of Chile, she is interested in the formative period of American colonial society.
Carmen Cardemil, Chilean illustrator and painter. He has collaborated with the main publishing houses in Chile and Mexico, with which he has produced nearly one hundred illustrated publications for children and adults. Among his illustrated books with Amanuta are The Sleeping Beauty of the Forest, Animals Chilean tales, Children of America, among others.