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Dear Primo

A Letter to My Cousin

Duncan Tonatiuh

Hardcover

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Description

Two cousins—one in the United States and one in Mexico—learn their lives aren’t so different in this charming picture book from award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh

A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book!
 
Meet Charlie and Carlitos.
Charlie lives in America.
Carlitos, his primo, lives in Mexico.
Charlie takes the subway to school, plays basketball with his friends, and loves pizza.
Carlitos rides his bicicleta to school and enjoys playing fútbol at recess, and his favorite meal is quesadillas.
Their lives appear different, but do Charlie and Carlitos have more in common than it seems?
 
Through his artwork and story, award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh introduces young readers to a very timely ideathat community is larger than just neighborhoods and schools.
 

Abrams Books for Young Readers, 9780810938724, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2010



About the Author

Duncan Tonatiuh (toh-nah-tee-YOU) is an award-winning author-illustrator. He is both Mexican and American. He grew up in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and graduated from Parsons School of Design and Eugene Lang College in New York City. His artwork is inspired by pre-Columbian art. His aim is to create images and stories that honor the past, but are relevant to today's people, especially children. He currently lives in San Miguel with his family but travels in the United States often.