The Lady in the Blue Cloak

The Lady in the Blue Cloak

Legends from the Texas Missions

By Eric A. Kimmel; Eric A. Kimmel (Retold by); Susan Guevara (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Library Binding, 9780823417384, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2006



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.

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.

Susan Guevara is the two-time winner of the Pura Belpre Award for Illustration for Chato s Kitchen and Chato and the Party Animals. About Chato s Kitchen, School Library Journal said, Guevara s striking illustrations enrich the text with delightful, witty details. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.