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Pitu le baila al mar

Gamaliel Valle, Yamel Figueroa (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Description

This captivating story is the first publication for both author and illustrator. Pitu is a determined child who celebrates her natural talent and love of dance while at the same time she must face what society expects from her as a dancer and as a girl.


Praise For Pitu le baila al mar

"A beautiful story about embracing your dreams and yourself that is perfect for Spanish collections, especially those looking to fill gaps about body acceptance." —School Library Journal

Editorial Destellos, 9781737275718, 47pp.

Publication Date: December 2, 2021



About the Author

Gama Valle is a Puerto Rican writer, director, playwright and casting director. He holds an M.F.A in Directing from The New School University. Gama works as a Casting Director at Bass Valle Casting and recently published his first children's book, Pitu le baila al mar. He was also the recipient of the Van Lier Directing Fellowship ‘10/’11 at Repertorio Español. Gama received the First Prize in playwriting from Puerto Rico’s Institute of Culture (2008) for his play “Queishd&Dilit”.