A Crown for Corina

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$18.99  $17.66
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
8.6 X 11.54 X 0.38 inches | 0.92 pounds

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About the Author
Laekan Zea Kemp is the author of Pura Belpré Honor book Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet, Heartbreak Symphony, and Omega Morales and the Legend of La Lechuza. She lives in Austin, Texas. A Crown for Corina is her picture book debut. Laekan invites you to visit her at laekanzeakemp.com or follow her on Twitter @LaekanZeaKemp.

Elisa Chavarri is the artist of Pura Belpré Honor Book Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello by Monica Brown. She graduated with honors from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Elisa was born in Peru and raised mostly in northern Michigan, where she still lives with her husband and their two children. She invites you to visit her at elisachavarri.com.
"Lush botanical illustrations are paired with a timeless message about the importance of family....A heartwarming story blooming with tenderness."--Kirkus
* "A gorgeous picture book celebrating tradition, family, and memories. Highly recommended for school and public libraries."--SLJ, starred review
"Highlighting seasonal cycles and the natural passage of time, it's a lushly told story that emphasizes the role of the past in the present and future." --Publishers Weekly
"Kemp smoothly melds the corporeal with the intangible, lingering over the physical sensations of brushing past flowers, smelling their scent...Chavarri's use of vivid watercolors in hazy, dream-like brushstrokes adds to the wistful warmth and movement of the story."--BCCB
"Kemp movingly uses the setting of Abuela's flower garden to encourage young readers to explore their roots and who they might want to be....A warm meditation on family, perfect for sharing with a grandparent."