6/9/17 - Look for my article: Alumnus John Parra Cooks up a Mailable Feast for the USPS, in a fun interview on my recent Delicioso Forever Stamps with my alma mater, Art Center College of Design & DOT Magazine.
6/4/17 - Thank you to Betsy Bird at School Library Journal for including my upcoming book with author Monica Brown, Frida Kahlo and her Animalitos, in her recommended Query: Is 2017 a Stronger Than Usual Year for Children’s Nonfiction?
6/2/17 - Looking forward to participating in BookExpo America at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC this Friday June 2nd from 12:30-1:00. I will be on the panel: Indie Insight Selects Children’s – from five Independent Publishers, speaking about my new book, Frida Kahlo and her Animalitos, with author Monica Brown from North/South Publishing.
5/21/17 - Thank you to everyone at this year's NevAEYC conference in Las Vegas. I had an amazing time speaking and presenting workshops with incredible teachers, educators, and staff.
4/28/17 - This Sunday celebrate El Dia de Los Ninos / Children's Book Day, Illustrator visit at Uniondale Library in NY. I will will speak about how I became an artist, then teach an illustration workshop. Program starts at 2pm.
4/25/17 - Thank you to everyone who came out last week for the USPS DELCIOSO Forever Stamps, First-Day-of-Issue Event, in Albuquerque, NM. It was amazing! Here are many wonderful links to online articles celebrating the new stamps: NBC News, NY Daily News, Albuquerque Journal, Martha Stewart Living, Huffington Post, Telemundo, Remezcla, Vibe, Vivala, New York Times, Washington Post, Yahoo News, Palm Beach Post, San Antonio Express News, SCPR Los Angeles and many more.
4/20/17 - The United States Postal Service cordial invites you today to attend the DELICIOSO Forever Stamps, First-Day-of-Issue Dedication Ceremony. The event will start at 5:45pm at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM. The celebration will be in conjunction with Salud y Sabor, a free evening of food, art, and entertainment aimed at providing families with an opportunity to connect around nutrition, cooking, healthy lifestyles, and culture.