Written by Anna Witte; Illustrated by Micha Archer; Narrated by the Amador Family.
In this Spanish-language edition of the bestselling "Lola's Fandango," little Lola is tired of living in her glamorous big sister's shadow. When she starts taking flamenco lessons secretly with her Papi, she discovers her special talent and duende, or "spirit"—but will she find the courage to share her new skill with the world? Micha Archer's collage paintings beautifully bring Lola and her family to life, while the rhythms, movements and sounds of flamenco infuse the text, making this picture book a delightful read-aloud.
Anna Witte finds inspiration for her stories from the European and Central American cultures. She lives with her husband in Washington State, where she teaches Spanish and Latin American letters at the University of Washington.
Micha Archer grew up painting alongside her water color artist mother. 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.
The Amador Family—Brian, Rosi, Alisa and Zia—have been hailed as the "pioneers of Boston's Latin music scene." They are talented musicians and bilingual voiceover artists who work together and individually.