2/12/18 - I am incredibly honored today to receive news that “Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos” has received the Pura Belpré Illustration Honor from the American Library Association (ALA) and REFORMA. The Pura Belpré Awards, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth. Congratulations also to my fellow Belpré winners!
2/11/18 - Thank you to LisbonParisMadrid.com Blog for their lovely reflections on, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, and Frida's amazing paintings.
2/5/18 - A special article from My Modern Met on Inspiring Children’s Books for Budding Little Artists, including Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos
1/25/18 - @LittleFreeLibrary's /Action Book Club celebrates: Everyday Heroes, recommended reading list. Including: Waiting for the Biblioburro.
1/24/18 - I’m proud to announce that I’ve joined the author booking agency The Author Village! The Author Village is a community of forward-thinking and award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators available for school visits, library visits, festivals, conferences, panels, workshops, and special events.
1/22/18 - Thank you to the wonderful Pat Mora for sharing, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, on Bookjoy!
1/17/18 - Big thank you to Yorokobu magazine for their, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, indepth interview & profile: El libro de los animalitos de Frida Kahlo que está arrasando.
1/3/18 - Lovely write up in BrainPickings: Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos: An Illustrated Celebration of How the Pioneering Artist’s Love of Animals Shaped Her Character. A loving homage to the inner menagerie of a wild and wondrous spirit.
12/24/17 - Smithsonian Magazine selects their The Ten Best Children’s Books of 2017, includes Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos.
12/21/17 - Remezcla: Best Books from Latin American & Latino Authors in 2017, Includes Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos.