Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
September 01, 2006
8.46 X 10.3 X 0.65 inches | 1.56 pounds
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About the Author
Alma Flor Ada, an authority on multicultural and bilingual education, is the recipient of the 2012 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, and in 2014 she was honored by the Mexican government with the prestigious OHTLI Award. She is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including Dancing Home with Gabriel Zubizarreta, My Name Is María Isabel, Under the Royal Palms (Pura Belpré Medal), Where the Flame Trees Bloom, and The Gold Coin (Christopher Award Medal). She lives in California, and you can visit her at AlmaFlorAda.com.
F. Isabel Campoy is the author of numerous children's books in the areas of poetry, theatre, stories, biographies, and art. She is a six-time recipient of Junior Guild Award, ALA Notable Book Award, International Latino Children's Book Award, San Francisco Library Award, and the Reading the World Award from the University of San Francisco. CABE (The American Association for Bilingual Education) has established in her name an endowment to provide scholarships for future teachers.
Viví Escrivá's watercolors have been called "brilliant" and "beautiful" by School Library Journal. She has collaborated with Alma Flor Ada on numerous books, including The Empty Piñata and In the Cow's Backyard.Viví Escrivá es la aclamada ilustradora de libros para niños, como My School/Mi Escuela, The Empty Piñata y ¡Pío Peep! Sus acuarelas han sido elogiadas por School Library Journal por su brillo y belleza. Ella vive en España.
Leyla Torres is a visual artist, writer, and author. She explores creativity through writing, watercolor painting, and origami (the art of paper folding). Spanish is her native language and English her adoptive one. She was born in Bogot, Colombia, but now lives in Vermont with her husband, John Sutton, and Coco, her sweet female cat.