Cuentos de Oro by Everardo Zapata-Santillana
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Cuentos de Oro - Selección de cuentos bellamente ilustrados.

Colección de doce volúmenes con cinco hermosos cuentos ilustrados cada uno, cuyo lenguaje --simple y ameno-- va de la mano con el propósito didáctico de hacer el cuento más comprensible para los niños. Se le recomienda para fortalecer el hábito del lector.El cuento, por su naturaleza, es la narración sencilla de un suceso ficticio engarzado en hechos históricos o de fantasía, que canaliza la imaginación del infante, sustrayéndolo de la cruda realidad que podría degenerar en extravíos y confusiones. Sus mensajes permiten fortalecer una educación en valores.

Cuentos de Oro – A selection of beautifully illustrated stories.

A twelve volume collection of five beautiful picture books, whose language - simple and fun - goes hand in hand with the didactic purpose of making the story more understandable for children. It is recommended to strengthen the habit of the reader. The story, by nature, is the story of a fictitious simple crimp on historical fact or fantasy, which channels the imagination of the infant, removing the harsh reality that could lead to aberrations and confusions. Their messages help reinforce the values of education.

About Everardo Zapata-Santillana

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Elementary School teacher Everardo Zapata-Santillana, author of the learning how-to-read in Spanish book named “Coquito”, was born in the beautiful Tambo Valley in the city of Arequipa, Peru in 1926. At a very early age, he felt the need to study and research a career in teaching, later immersing himself entirely as a teacher and putting to good practice his wide knowledge.He studied in La Escuela Normal de Varones “San Juan Bautista de La Salle”, Arequipa, where he graduated as an Elementary School Teacher. He was sent to Punta de Bombóm, Arequipa, a small town where he founded a First Grade School in 1952, which now bears his name and in which he researched and found, during a 7 year period, an appropriate and effective method to teach children to read, write and think.“Coquito” was first published and sold in the city of Arequipa in 1955. Today there are 12 countries of which some are in South America, Central America and the Caribbean as well as Spain, counting more than 35 million children learned how to read using the “Coquito” method.Everardo Zapata-Santillana is also the author of more than 60 published teaching materials, for children in preschool and first grade years, all of which are distributed under the corporate brand name “Ediciones Coquito”.All of his hard work and dedication have been recognized by the Department of Education in Peru and Everardo Zapata-Santillana has been honored with the highest level of recognition given to a teacher known as “Las Palmas Magisteriales en su máximo grado de "Amauta". As well, The Mayor of Arequipa awarded him with the City’s Cultural Gold Medal and he has been named Honorary Professor by “La Universidad de Santa Maria”, a Catholic University in Arequipa. He has also received a Gold Medal by the Arequipa Regional Government.Everardo Zapata at his 85 years of age lives in Arequipa, Peru, and while his method is well proven, he is still seeking improved ways to help children and teachers ease the learning process.
Published March 25, 2012 by Greenleaf Book Group. 392 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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