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Papel Picado: Las Formas/Shapes
Papel Picado: Las Formas/Shapes

Papel Picado: Las Formas/Shapes

Illustrated by Yreina Flores, By Amber Heffner


Papel Picado: Los Conceptos/Concepts


14 Pages, 5.5 x 5.5

Formats: Board Book

Board Book, $7.99 (US $7.99) (CA $10.99)

Publication Date: October 2020

ISBN 9781936669882

Rights: WOR

blue manatee press (Oct 2020)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: October 2020


Celebrate your child's early concept development

Bilingual text in Spanish and English prompts young readers to identify shapes such as circles, triangles, squares, diamonds, and more. The artwork is bright and fun using the cut paper Mexican folk-art known as papel picado—a true celebration of life's special moments.

Author Biography

Yreina Flores is a Mexican American artist who has been designing & creating her original papel picado since 2008, when she started her business— Ay Mujer! She has a BFA in Photography from Art Center College of Design. She is thrilled to join her love of learning, papel picado, & photography in her first children's book. Amber Heffner is a speech and language pathologist and mother of a toddler. She fell in love with papel picado while on a work trip to Mexico in 2002.