Introduce your little ones to the dazzling stars of Hollywood, Lucille Ball, and Desi Arnaz, and their beloved sitcom I Love Lucy – in both English and Spanish!
Who’s your other half, your media naranja?
Introduce your little ones to the following book in our Medias naranjas series, Medias naranjas: Lucy & Desi, as we spotlight television’s hilarious pair and their captivating chemistry. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were the stars of the iconic sitcom show, I Love Lucy, and brought an abundance of giggles and smiles to screens all across the world. After top-rated skits, silly gags, and floor-rolling belly laughs, Lucy and Desi took their comedic talent off-screen. They carried on an extraordinary legacy by producing even more memorable moments on TV.
Parents will adore this bilingual English-Spanish board book as it introduces little ones to the beloved comedic duo Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and their pioneer moments on television.
Nayeli Reyes was born in Mazatlan, Mexico. She is Emilio’s mother, a chef, and a photographer specializing in brand photography. She recalls devouring any book that came into her hands at a young age, with a special weakness for children’s books. Now she’s trying to share the joy of reading with her son, Emilio. She likes to combine her love for books with cooking, creating recipes inspired by literature for her YouTube channel. In her spare time, you may find her doing DIY projects, such as crochet, watercolor, or origami, baking sourdough bread, and playing with Emilio and her husband Alejandro.
Ellia Ana Hill is a Puerto Rican cut paper illustrator and artist. She creates hand-cut whimsical illustrations from a mix of vintage and modern papers. Her work is influenced by her familia, pop culture, toys, retro goodness, curly hair, and childhood adventures. Ellia earned a BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with an emphasis on illustration and creative writing. The No Boy is her first published children’s book and is based off one of her children. She has participated in gallery shows by Netflix, Disney, American Horror Story, Hasbro, and more – all the while raising 6 kids with her husband. Ellia and her family live in Milwaukee, WI.