Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Hardcover

$17.99
Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on January 15, 2019

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062748683
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Anika Aldamuy Denise, the author of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, first heard the stories of Pura Belpré from her títi Rose, who, like Pura’s family, enjoyed sharing the treasured folklore of Puerto Rico. Today, Anika is the celebrated author of several other picture books, including Starring Carmen!; Lights, Camera, Carmen!; and Monster Trucks. She lives with her husband and three daughters in Rhode Island. Visit her online at www.anikadenise.com.


Paola Escobar, the illustrator of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, grew up traveling from town to town in Colombia. From a very young age she liked to draw the stories her grandmother Clara told about her ancestors, the countryside, and animals. Today, Paola is an illustrator who is passionate about telling stories of her own, having published with SM Spain, Planeta, Norma, and more. She lives very happily in Bogotá, Colombia, with her husband and their dog, Flora.