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John Parra

Biography: John Parra is an award-winning illustrator, designer, teacher, and fine art painter. His children's books have earned numerous awards, including the SCBWI Golden Kite Award, ALA's Pura Belpré Honors, the Christopher Award, the International Latino Book Award, and many more. 

John Parra's Books

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  • Round is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes

    Author: Roseanne Thong   Illustrated by: John Parra
    Product Code: 106168
    ISBN: 9781452106168

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    In this lively picture book, children discover shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stone metates, while triangles are slices of watermelon and quesadillas. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, and an informative glossary, this playful concept book will reinforce the shapes found in every child's day!

    Hardcover, 40 pgs.

     
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  • Green is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors

    Author: Roseanne Thong   Illustrated by: John Parra
    Product Code: 102030
    ISBN: 9781452102030

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    In this lively picture book, children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich, boisterous illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, and an informative glossary, this playful concept book will reinforce the colors found in every child's day!

    Hardcover, 40 pgs.

     
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