Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children's Day / Book Day: Celebremos El Dia de Los Ninos

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Turtleback Books
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10.1 X 9.8 X 0.4 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

PAT MORA is the celebrated Latina author of forty award-winning children's poetry and prose picture books. A lifelong literacy advocate, she founded Children's Day, Book Day (El día de los niños, el día de los libros) to celebrate children and motivate them to become readers with daily support from families, teachers, and librarians and annual festivities on April 30. Mora lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Visit her online at
Rafael Lopez grew up in Mexico City, and his art is strongly influenced by the work of Mexican muralists. He has created many large murals for public spaces, including the Urban Art Trail Project in downtown San Diego. López's first book, My Name is Celia, won an Américas Award and a Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and their son. To find out more about Rafael Lopez, visit


L?pez s acrylic illustrations fill the pages with color. His upbeat iconic style shows how much fun this celebration can be This lively selection will motivate and excite children --School Library Journal"
The cheery and effortless dual English/Spanish text instills a festival atmosphere brilliantly expressed in L?pez s luminous full-page montages of a wolrd of reading opportunities. --Kirkus Reviews"
Beautifully illustrated in bright, bold, acrylic paintings that integrate books and letters into timeless scenes of multicultural children cavorting, exploring, and, of course, reading. --ALA Booklist"