Iphigenia Mastrogianni Evanthia Kairi – The youngest teacher

Iphigenia Mastrogianni
Evanthia Kairi – The youngest teacher  

young reader | 9+
ISBN: 978‐960‐594‐083‐6 • Price: 09,50€  • 13x18 cm. • Pages: 120

Evanthia Kairi – The youngest teacher
Illustrated by Filippos Fotiadis

The book | Evanthia Kairi, the main character of the story is the sister of the great philosopher and clergyman Theofilos Kairis. She was one of the most prominent female figures in Modern Greek History. At the age of thirteen she started studying ancient Greek, mathematics, French and Italian paving the way for other young women. At the age of fifteen she applied to women all over the world seeking support for the Greek Revolution. She also wrote the first play of modern Greece and acquired the title “The tenth great muse of the Greek Nation”.

This is the sixth book of the series “Short Stories about Historical Events”.

The author | Iphigenia Mastrogianni studied Greek language and literature at Athens University. She has had short stories and articles on educational subjects published
in newspapers and magazines. In 1997 her volume of collected poems entitled «The Temple of Summer» won the Ipektsi first prize, while her book for both children and adults, «The Tale with Forgotten Words» was included in the White Ravens list.Her novels for young people are distinguished by their high standard of writing, the wealth of messages they hold for the reader and their concern with social problems.

Filippos Fotiadis studied Architecture and Fine Arts at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Along with architecture, he is engaged in painting and illustrates children’s books.