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Did you know that Miguel de Cervantes was born today in 1547?  He was a famous Spanish poet, play writer, and novelist.  One of his nicknames was “The Prince of Wits”.   He is best known for the novel Don Quixote, which is considered one of the greatest works of fiction in the world.  The story is about the accidents and adventures of a Spanish nobleman and his squire or companion.  The nobleman had a powerful and overactive imagination.  He saw giants and monsters where others saw windmills.

We hope that you have an adventurous day at school.  Remember to think kind thoughts, use kind words, and do kind things.  We Love You!

Bonus Fact:  As a young man, Cervantes enlisted in the Spanish Navy and was captured by Barbary pirates!  He spent 5 years in captivity and tried to escape 4 times.

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