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LET ME FIX YOU A PLATE
September 7, 2021
Whether you're settling in for a heaping plate of banana pudding or arepas and tostones, a good meal can always bring families together. This book is a tale of a joyous road trip, drawn from my own experience, and is illustrated with quirky charm that captures all the warmth and love of my family's two distinct cultures. It is due out from Holiday House in September 2021.
June 28, 2018
Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan
GERALDINE is a picture book I wrote and illustrated. It is about a giraffe girl named Geraldine, who moves from giraffe school to a human school, where she is the only giraffe. She doesn't fit in, literally or figuratively, and has to figure out how to make a friend and be happy in a world where she is always too tall. It is due out from Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, in 2018.
"Funny, thoroughly accomplished debut." -Publisher's Weekly
"Reminiscent of Quentin Blake's art...an excellent pick." -School Library Journal
"The most expressive neck in all of children's literature." -Kirkus
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