Medio Pollito

Medio Pollito

A Spanish Tale

By Eric A. Kimmel; Valeria Docampo (Illustrator)

Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761457053, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2010

Description
Through an adventure, Medio Pollito discovers that even though he is a half chick, he has a whole heart.


About the Author
Award-winning author Eric A. Kimmel is a native of New York who taught teachers as a professor of Education at Indiana University at South Bend and Portland State University. His favorite classes were children s literature, language arts, storytelling, and handwriting. He left the university in 1993 to become a full-time writer, a dream he had had since kindergarten. Eric has written more than fifty books and has won numerous awards, including the Caldecott Honor Medal. He and his wife, Doris, live in Portland, Oregon.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Valeria s academic background focused initially in Fine Arts. She graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in Graphic Design & Visual Communication. Valeria now illustrates for publishers around the world and investigates the use of new methods and materials in a constant pursuit of new expressive forms.