This biography introduces readers to Pura Belpré Award winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. She has worked on Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez, Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book, Just in Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book, Los Gatos Black on Halloween, My Abuelita, Ladder to the Moon, and other titles. Readers will learn about Morales's early years in Mexico, her immigration to the United States, her work with paints, puppets, photography, and other illustration techniques, and the inspiration for her award-winning, often bilingual work as an author and illustrator. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Morales's childhood, family, education, and life as an author and illustrator. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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