The Story of Frida Kahlo: A Biography Book for New Readers

Susan B. Katz (Author)

Product Details

$6.99  $6.43
Rockridge Press
Publish Date
March 03, 2020
5.8 X 8.0 X 0.4 inches | 0.2 pounds

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About the Author

Susan B. Katz is an author, National Board-Certified Teacher, and educational consultant. She has taught for more than 25 years and has published many books for children, including The Story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and The Story of Frida Kahlo. Visit her online at


"A perfect path to know, appreciate, and love the art and life of this superb Mexican artist. Readers will become fascinated with the many facts and consequences of Frida's life and the world she travelled. ¡Viva su vida!" --F. Isabel Campoy, award-winning author (

"Susan does a beautiful job of distilling and explaining the extraordinary life and art of Frida Kahlo in a way that young readers can understand and easily engage with. Vibrant illustrations and thoughtful questions draw the reader in even more fully to Frida's fascinating life and keep them thinking long after the book is finished." --Brandi Dougherty, New York Times best-selling children's book author

"A wonderful, comprehensive view of the life of an extraordinary artist, written masterfully with well-paced, engaging prose. Well researched and right on target for its audience. A fun to read book!" --Alma Flor Ada, award-winning author, speaker, and educator (

"Katz's breezy-but-informative text works seamlessly with Sanfelippo's bright, warm illustrations, while thoughtful prompts throughout help connect Frida's experiences to the reader's life. Every young reader will be inspired and uplifted by Frida's passion, persistence and indefatigable spirit." --Dave Keane, author of Who Wants A Tortoise?, Sloppy Joe, and the Joe Sherlock: Kid Detective series