Calling the Doves / El Canto de Las Palomas

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Product Details
Price
$11.95  $11.11
Publisher
Children's Book Press (CA)
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
7.8 X 9.5 X 0.3 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
Spanish
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780892391660

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About the Author

Juan Herrera is an acclaimed poet and children's book author. His first children's book, Calling the Doves, won the prestigious Ezra Jack Keats Award, and another book, The Upside Down Boy, was made into a musical for young audiences in 2004. He teaches at California State University, Fresno.

Elly Simmons is an internationally-exhibited painter. Her first picture book for Children's Book Press, Magic Dogs of the Volcanoes by Manlio Argueto, was highly praised for its rich colors and magnificent imagery. She lives with her family in Lagunitas, California.

Reviews

"The combination of a beautiful text and radiant paintings makes Calling the Doves an excellent bilingual picture book." -- School Library Journal

"A welcome alternative to the usually bleak portrayal of the migrant farmworker experience, this is an inspirational self-portrait of a loving Latino family. A poetic picture-book memoir that will add beauty to any literature. . . collection." -- Booklist