Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world. Her life was filled with laughter, love, and tragedy, all of which influenced what she painted on her canvases.
Four-time Pura Belpré medalist Yuyi Morales explores the life and art of a celebrated artist in this unusual picture book about Frida Kahlo.
Viva Frida has received the following awards:
* A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
* A 2015 Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Award
About the Author:
Yuyi Morales is an author, artist, and puppet maker and was the host of her own Spanish-language radio program for children. She has won numerous awards, including the Jane Addams Award, three Pura Belpre Medals and three Pura Belpre Honors. She divides her time between the San Francisco area and Veracruz, Mexico, where she was born.