Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

17 min. Dreamscape. 2017. ISBN 9781974919765.
PreS-G 2—Frida Kahlo is known for her unique art and self-portraiture, and she held a deep love for her pets, animalitos as unique as Frida. John Parra's beautiful illustrations are energized with soft music that follows Frida through her childhood and her life with her pets and family. The support Frida's animalitos—a parrot, fawn, spider monkeys, dogs, and more—provide accompanies her as she grows, with a gentle score that helps relate Frida's hardships and the strength it takes to overcome them. An illustrated author's note about Frida's life from Monica Brown is a bonus.

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