When Cesar Chavez Climbed the Umbrella Tree

Rachael Hanel (Author) Alex Herrerias (Illustrator)
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Description

Cesar Chavez is famous for his role as a civil rights leader. But do you know what he was like as a child? From losing his childhood home to toiling in fields as a migrant worker, Cesar wanted to help. This playful story of his childhood will help young readers connect with a historic figure and will inspire them to want to achieve greatness.

Product Details

Price
$28.65
Publisher
Picture Window Books
Publish Date
January 01, 2019
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.1 X 10.1 X 0.3 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781515830429

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About the Author

Alex graduated in illustration from the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plรกsticas de la UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico). While toying with different disciplines like architecture, as an illustrator, he has close to twenty titles behind him. He has collaborated with many publishers and periodic publications as well as participated in animation projects, such as the twelve-episode project Primeras grandes lecturas [First great readings] for Proyecto 40. Among the awards he has received, stand out the a! award for Illustration Design in 2013 and the Behance medal for the Behance Portfolio Reviews in Mรฉxico 2013, Honorable Mention in the XXVII Catalog of Illustrators of Children and Youth Publications 2017, Selected in the 9th edition of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival in the UAE. (2017), Selected in the 24th Edition of Spectrum: The best in contemporary fantasy art (2017) He is a beneficiary of a 2017 FONCA fund for young creative talents with the aim to complete his first graphic novel.