Monaco introduces first local history book for children

Learning about local history just became much more fun! The first in a series of books teaching kids about Monaco’s history has just been released. Titled Monaco, My Story, the book documents the earliest history of the Principality, covering the topics of prehistory and antiquity.

With Prince Albert, from left to right, Patrice Cellario, Government Counselor – Minister of the Interior, Armelle Borro, Head of the Pedagogical Training Centre, Caroline Leroy, Pedagogical Advisor at the Pedagogical Training Centre, Isabelle Bonnal, Director of National Education, Youth and Sports and Marwan Abdo-Hanna, General Manager of Editions des Moulins © Directorate of Communication – Manuel Vitali.

The book was created using information collected from the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology and was written by Armelle Borro, head of the Pedological Training Centre, and Caroline Leroy, Pedological Advisor., and was prefaced by Prince Albert II.

This kid-tested interactive book for CE2 classes is a first for local schools.

Prince Albert, Patrice Cellario, Government Counselor-Minister of the Interior, and Isabelle Bonnal, Director of National Education, Youth and Sports were among the many distinguished persons in attendance at the unveiling presentation.

Monaco, My Story will be introduced in the 2019-2020 school year and will be followed by two more volumes for CM1 and CM2, covering the Middle Ages to the Restoration and the Contemporary Era, respectively.