Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos
Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

Written by Monica Brown & illustrated by John Parra
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Sep 4, 2017
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Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, written by Monica Brown and illustrated by John Parra, is based on the life of one of the world’s most influential painters, Frida Kahlo, and the animals that inspired her art and life. The fascinating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, her dramatic works featuring bold and vibrant colors. Her work brought attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and she is also renowned for her works celebrating the female form. Brown’s story recounts Frida’s beloved pets—two monkeys, a parrot, three dogs, two turkeys, an eagle, a black cat, and a fawn—and playfully considers how Frida embodied many wonderful characteristics of each animal.

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Publication Date
September 4, 2017
NorthSouth Books
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The artwork for this book was created with acrylic and illustration board
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4 - 8 years
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