Introduce little ones to the colors through the help of La Catrina in both English and Spanish!
La Catrina, the beloved figure of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), introduces little ones to colors and their first English and Spanish words. Gather marigold flowers—cempasúchil, drink coffe—atole café, and light a rainbow of candles to welcome our dearly departed back home! Alebrijes (Mexican folk art), sugar skulls, and papel cortado (decorative tissue paper) are all examples of the bright colors found in Day of the Dead festivities and in this captivating colors primer!
Patty Rodriguez is the cofounder of Lil’ Libros, a publisher of bilingual children’s books and coauthor of more than 15 books celebrating the Latino-American experience in this country. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time, and Rolling Stone magazine. You can also listen to Patty every morning in Los Angeles on the On Air with Ryan Seacrest nationally syndicated radio show. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
Ariana Stein is the cofounder of Lil’ Libros, a Los Angeles-based publisher that celebrates bilingualism and Latin American culture. Since 2014, she has coauthored a variety of first concept children’s books. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CNN, KTLA, and more.
Citlali Reyes, born and raised in Mexico, loved to doodle as a child. It was after studying architecture that she was drawn toward the enchanting world of illustration and chose to become an illustrator full-time. Citlali enjoys telling stories through pictures, and her work is strongly influenced by the culture and vibrant colors of her country. She has partnered with Lil’ Libros to illustrate more than 15 popular bilingual picture books for children in their board book collection.