Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Anika Aldamuy Denise (Author) Adriana Sananes (Read by)
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Product Details

$14.99  $13.79
Dreamscape Media
Publish Date
August 13, 2020
5.7 X 5.0 X 0.4 inches | 0.15 pounds
Compact Disc

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About the Author

Anika Aldamuy Denise is the celebrated author of many picture books, including The Love Letter; Pura Belpré Honor-winning Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré; Starring Carmen!; Lights, Camera, Carmen!; and Monster Trucks. She lives in Rhode Island with her family. Visit Anika online at

Winner of the 2010 AUDIE Award for Best Spanish Narration of Enrique's Journey by Pulitzer Prize winner reporter Sonia Nazario. Award winning actress and narrator, Adriana Sananes, was born in South America, lived 5 years in Spain and considers herself a New Yorker at heart. She narrated the documentary Children of Fate, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the SUNDANCE Film Festival and nominated for an ACADEMY AWARD and has recorded over 70 bestsellers.

Paola Escobar, the illustrator of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, grew up traveling from town to town in Colombia. From a very young age she liked to draw the stories her grandmother Clara told about her ancestors, the countryside, and animals. Today, Paola is an illustrator who is passionate about telling stories of her own, having published with SM Spain, Planeta, Norma, and more. She lives very happily in Bogotá, Colombia, with her husband and their dog, Flora.