Little Lola is tired of living in her big sister’s shadow. But when she starts taking secret flamenco lessons from her Papi, will she find the courage to share her new skill with the world? Includes notes on Spanish vocabulary at the end. An Ezra Jack Keats Award winner in 2012!
Product Dimensions:8.5 x 10.75 inches
Page Count:32 pages
Age Range:Ages 4-10 years
Awards & Accolades
Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education, 2011
Book of the Year Award Finalist, ForeWord Magazine, 2011
Editor’s Choice, Booklist, 2011
New England Book Festival Honor Book 2011
Ezra Jack Keats Award Honor Winner, 2011
NAPPA Honor Book, 2012
Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature (Semifinalist), 2012
Reviews Finalist, ForeWord Magazine, 2012
“Colorful and lyrical, as you read aloud to your kids you can hear the rhythm of the dance in the words. The book perfectly captures the spirit of children when they develop an interest” — InCultureParent
“A great story about finding your inner voice” — Education.com
About the Contributors
Written by - Anna Witte
Anna Witte was born in Germany and brought up in Madrid, Spain. She finds inspiration for her stories in the European and Central American cultures she knows so well. She lives with her husband in Washington State, USA where she teaches Spanish and Latin American letters at the University of Washington.
Illustrated by - Micha Archer
Micha Archer grew up painting alongside her mother, who is a watercolor artist. Micha worked for many years as a kindergarten teacher before venturing into illustration. Her favorite media to work with are gouache, watercolor, pen and ink, and collage. She and her husband divide their time between western Massachusetts and Costa Rica.
Narrated by - The Amador Family
Hailed as the "pioneers of Boston's Latin music scene" by WBUR, the Amador Family are talented musicians and bilingual voiceover artists in English and Spanish. Brian, Rosi, Alisa and Zia are based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and work together and individually as voiceover artists.