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Alma and How She Got Her Name

Alma and How She Got Her Name

Author: Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
$24.99(AUD)  inc GST
Description
What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from -- and who she may one day be.

If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza Jos Pura Candela has way too many names: six How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers; Esperanza, the great-grandmother who longed to travel; Jos , the grandfather who was an artist; and other namesakes, too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all -- and realizes that she will one day have her own story to tell. In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.

Author description

Juana Martinez-Neal is the daughter and granddaughter of painters. She started her story in Lima, Peru, and then moved to the United States. Juana Martinez-Neal is still writing the story of her life, with the help of her husband and three children, in Arizona.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780763693558
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : April 2018
  • : 230mm X 240mm
  • : United States
  • : April 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 32
  • : Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
  • : Hardback
  • : 418