6/17/18 - Come join us for The 2018 Pura Belpré Awards Celebración held Sunday, June 24th, from 1-3:30p, at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, at this year’s ALA Annual Conference. This free and open event will feature acceptance speeches by winners and honorees, musical performances, and book signing.
5/29/18 - Thank you to JEOPARDY! for featuring: Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos & art as a SHOW CLUE in the category: Award Winning Children’s Books. Super Cool!
5/25/18 - Great to see Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos listed as a Bank Street: Best Children's Book of the Year selection and on Américas Award: Children's and Young Adult Literature, Commended Title.
4/20/18 - Read all about last week's "Telling Lives" event in Publisher’s Weekly: Life Stories: A Celebration of the Picture Book Biography at NYU.
4/13/18 - Happy to be participating for NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at NYU for “Telling Lives,” a Symposium Exploring Picture Book Biography, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Film Center in NYC. Picture book biography is among children’s book publishing’s most rapidly growing genres. This event will bring together children’s literature historians and content creators to discuss trends and challenges. With panels that include: Selina Alko, Sean Qualls, Neal Porter, Sandra Jordan, Jan Greenberg, Robert Andrew Parker, Jennifer Browne, Christy Ottaviano, & Luann Toth
4/7/18 - Thrilled to be at the 2018 Kweli: Color of Children's Literature Conference, today in NYC! I will be participating in 2 picture book panels and a portfolio review alongside many other wonderful authors, illustrators, editors, agents and more. So make sure you’re registered and I look forward to seeing you there.
3/30/18 - Watched Jeopardy! when the category of USPS Stamps comes up. Q: Latin American Cuisine on the Delicioso stamp series includes this 4-Letter egg custard. A: What is FLAN? How cool is it to have your art mentioned as a Jeopardy clue.