Life of / La vida de Selena (Special Edition)

Gibbs Smith

SKU: 8538

$16.99 USD

Introduce your little ones to the “Queen of Tejano Music” and a cross-cultural icon, Selena Quintanilla, with this commemorative edition of The Life of / La vida de Selena.

This commemorative edition of The Life of / La vida de Selena celebrates the life of the “Queen of Tejano Music”, Selena Quintanilla. Introduce your little ones to the most recognizable Latina music artist of our time. Born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas, Selena Quintanilla was destined to be a star. Her career started at a young age when she became the lead singer in her family’s band, Selena Y Los Dinos. As her popularity soared, so did her gift for fashion, and she soon began to design and manufacture her own line of clothing. To this day, her music and fashion continue to bloom in our hearts.

Parents will want to get their hands on this best-selling board book with a celebratory twist of spot gloss glitter and a larger trim size in honor of the icon life of Selena Quintanilla.

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. 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 co-authored a variety of first concept children’s books. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CNN, KTLA, and more.

Citlali Reyes is a Mexican illustrator. Since she was a child, she always loved doodling and telling stories through images; this drew her to the enchanting world of illustration where she has resided for almost ten years. In 2014, she partnered with Lil’ Libros to create their first three books, and over time she has illustrated more than thirty bilingual children’s books for the publisher. Now she finds herself in a new adventure as author and illustrator of her debut book, Sana, sana, colita de rana. When she is not drawing for countless hours, Citlali enjoys reading, stargazing, or playing around with her camera.