Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world. Her life was filled with laughter, love, and tragedy, all of which influenced what she painted on her canvases.
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Born in Mexico and raised among giant grandmothers, mossy house walls, and rampaging feral gardens, Yuyi Morales fostered a strong bond with the magical stories that ran in her family. Since having immigrated to the USA in 1994, she has drawn from her family's legacy and her heritage to create some of the most celebrated Latino works for children's books. Yuyi won the Pura Belpre Medal for Illustration in both 2004 and 2008.
Adriana Sananes was a leading actress at New York's Repertorio Espanol for ten years, performing works from the golden age of Spain to Lorca to contemporary theatre. Her awards while there include a Theatre Fellowship Grant from The Princess Grace Foundation, Best Actress, XIII Chamizal International Festival, El Paso, in The Trickster of Seville and ACE award for Eduardo Machado's Revoltillo. More recently she was seen in Sophia Romma's "Cabaret Emigre" at Theatre Row, and in Carmen Rivera's "The Fall of Trujillo" at Teatro Círculo, winning a Best Actress award from ATI, The Independent Theatre Artists Organization. Adriana is a voice over artist and narrator and has recorded over 100 audiobooks, including the Spanish version of Pulitzer Prize winner Enrique's Journey, for which she won an Audie, Una Palabra Tuya, (AudioFile Magazine Earphones Award), and the Spanish tracks for the Grammy nominated Brown Bear Series by Eric Carle. She narrated the documentary Children of Fate, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and nominated for an Academy Award.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A good book for a child. Its has both Spanish and English words. If you know about the real Frida you would understand the meaning behind the book
Beautiful book, but needs more captions.