Author & Illustrator

Yuyi Morales

Biography

Yuyi Morales is an author, artist, and puppet maker and was the host of her own Spanish-language radio program for children. She has won numerous awards, including the Jane Addams Award, five Pura Belpré Medals, and three Pura Belpré Honors, and a CaldecottHonor for Viva Frida. She divides her time between the SanFrancisco area and Veracruz, Mexico, where she was born.

Most Popular Yuyi Morales Books

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
Thunder Boy Jr.
Dreamers book
5.0
reading · libraries · immigration · diversity · Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
Dreamers
Viva Frida book
4.3
artists
Viva Frida
Niño Wrestles the World book
2.0
spanish · imagination · vocabulary · monsters
Niño Wrestles the World

All Yuyi Morales Books

Collaborators

Sherman Alexie
Robert Chapman
Nancy Luenn
Tim O'Meara

Personal Info

Books Stats

5Authored & Illustrated
1Authored
2Illustrated

Most Recent Book

birthdays · alphabet (ABCs) · holidays
Just In Case

Highest Rated Book

Just a Minute!: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book (Pura Belpre Medal Book Illustrator (Awards)) book
5.6
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) · grandma · counting
Just a Minute!: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book (Pura Belpre Medal Book Illustrator (Awards))