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Our World: Colombia

Our World: Colombia

By Alexandra Alessandri and Illustrated by Manu Montoya

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¡Hola! Come along for a day of exploring the sights and sounds of Colombia from the farm to the city. Join Bebé and Perrito as they snack on arepa con chocolate, visit the market, dance cumbia, and count whales in the waves. Colombian author Alexandra Alessandri and illustrator Manu Montoya draw on their personal experiences to create this vibrant board book as part of the Our World series for very young readers.

About the contributor(s)

Alexandra Alessandri is the author of several books for children, including Feliz New Year, Ava Gabriela!Isabel and Her Colores Go to School, and The Enchanted Life of Valentina Mejía. Her books have received numerous distinctions, including the Florida Book Award, International Latino Book Award, Américas Award Commendable Title, and the ILA 2022 Children’s and Young Adults’ Book Award in Primary Fiction. The daughter of Colombian immigrants, Alexandra is also an educator and a poet. She lives in Florida with her husband and son.

Manu Montoya was born in Medellín, Colombia where she studied graphic design and advertising. Today she lives in Barcelona, Spain where she also studied art direction. She grew up both in the city and the country and spent most of her childhood drawing, playing with plants and animals, and exploring the woods.

Book details

ISBN: 9798888590782
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Date published:
Page count: 20
Categories: Juvenile Fiction / Places / Caribbean & Latin America, Juvenile Fiction / Diversity & Multicultural, Juvenile Fiction / Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities, and Juvenile Fiction / Travel
Ages: 0 to 4

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