7/12/18 - How amazing is this hotel: Casa Hermanas Bodrum, based on the work of Frida Kahlo and everything artistic, located on the beautiful shores of the Aegean Sea in Turkey. They also include an all ages, art workshop, based on my illustrated picture book with author Monica Brown: Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos!
7/11/18 - I had great fun recording three audio book features for TeachingBooks.net. Each short feature speaks about the creation of the book and my art process. The site also has many wonderful audio book profiles that serve as an educational resource for educators & students. Click here to listen: 1. Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, 2. Gracias/Thanks, 3. Marvelous Cornelius.
6/28/18 - Fun to see me and my little reader making bee sounds (Bzzzzzzz) as I sign and doodle in: Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Read all about it in Publisher’s Weekly: In Brief: June 20, 2018.
6/17/18 - Thank you to everyone I met & spoke with at last weekends ALA Annual Conference and Pura Belpre Awards in New Orleans. We spoke on books, art, creativity, family, and more stories. I'm so grateful to those that I signed Frida books for and for my brand NEW book Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community. Until the next time. Pictures from day 1, day 2, & day 3
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.