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12/5/17 - New FRIDA designed t-shirts and more at my TeePublic/JohnParraArt store. Based on the illustrated characters from: Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos.

12/4/17 - The Washington Post includes, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, in their booklist on building strong kids in today's world.

12/2/17 - The Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature includes: Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, on CSMCL Best Books of 2017.

11/30/17 - Thank you to Books Make A Difference for their fun and detailed art profile: In The Artist's Studio with John Parra

11/28/17 - More wonderful profile reviews for Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos. The first is from Rene Colato Lainez at La Bloga, second is from Maria Ramos Chertok at Latinxs at Kid Lit and third from Anamaria Anderson at Books Together. Feeling thankful.

11/27/17 - Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos selected to Barnes & Nobel: Best Books of the Year 2017!

11/21/17 - Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos makes it home to La Casa Azul in Coyoacán, Mexico thanks to my brother & friends.

11/18/17 - Thank You Politics and Prose Bookstore and An Open Book Foundation in Washington D.C. It was wonderful to share the story and art of Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos with you and all the amazing students, teachers, and audience members.

11/3/17 - Feeling extremely honored today. The New York Times/New York Public Library has awarded, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, as one of the BEST ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN'S BOOKS OF 2017. This year's selections marks the 65th anniversary of the Award—and the first year of the Times’ partnership with the New York Public Library on the honor. Judged purely on artistic merit, recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony at the 42nd Street-New York Public Library later this month. Announced also on Melino, NYPL, Publisher's Weekly, and Mr Schu Reads.