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Publisher Comments:

This long-awaited companion to Jonah Winter's acclaimed DIEGO features the paintings of young Spanish artist, Ana Juan. This stunning picture book is the perfect gift for art enthusiasts of all ages.

When her mother was worn out from caring for her five sisters, her father gave her lessons in brushwork and color. When polio kept her bedridden for nine months, drawing saved her from boredom. When a bus accident left her in unimaginable agony, her paintings expressed her pain and depression - and eventually, her joys and her loves. Over and over again, Frida Kahlo turned the challenges of her life into art. Now Jonah Winter and Ana Juan have drawn on both the art and the life to create a playful, insightful tribute to one of the twentieth century's most influential artists. Viva Frida!

Synopsis:

The life story of revered Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is presented in this age-appropriate biography. Full color.

About the Author

Duncan Tonatiuh was born in Mexico City and grew up in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. He is a recent graduate of Parsons the New School for Design in New York City, where he studied writing and illustration. His first book, Dear Primo, was published in spring 2010. He divides his time between New York City and Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780590203203
Author:
Juan, Ana
Author:
Juan, Ana
Author:
Winter, Johan
Author:
Tonatiuh, Duncan
Author:
Kahlo, Frida
Publisher:
Arthur A. Levine Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Art
Subject:
Painters
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32 pages of full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.5 x 11 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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