Marisol McDonald and the Monster / Marisol McDonald Y El Monstruo

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Children's Book Press (CA)
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8.5 X 9.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author
Monica Brown is the award-winning author of over thirty books for children, including Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/no combina, Sharuko, Maya's Blanket/la manta de Maya, Waiting for the Biblioburro, Frida and Her Animalitos, and El Cuarto Turquesa/The Turquoise Room, as well as the Lola Levine chapter book series, among many others. She is the recipient of the Christopher Award, two Américas Awards, and multiple starred reviews. Her work has been translated into a dozen languages, and has appeared in the NYTimes, The Washington Post, and on NPR's All Things Considered. When not writing for children, Brown serves as a professor of English at Northern Arizona University, where she teaches about US Latino and multicultural literature. Brown lives with her family in Flagstaff, Arizona. Her website is Sara Palacios was born in Mexico City. She holds degrees in Graphic Design, Illustration, and Digital Graphic Techniques, and is pursuing her MFA in Illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She divides her time between Mexico City and San Francisco, California. Her website is

"A must-have for all collections." -- School Library Journal

"Fans of the Marisol McDonald series will welcome their imaginative friend in this latest addition... This lively bilingual story is, in true Monica Brown style, both universal and culturally specific, highlighting an interracial, bicultural family and a common childhood fear." -- Booklist

"Monica Brown's latest bilingual book featuring Marisol McDonald will delight children and bring a chorus of thanks from teachers and parents working with Spanish learners." -- Spanish Playground

"Every single award this series has gathered is very well deserved!" -- Midwest Book Review

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