The Life of – La Vida de Selena: A Bilingual Biography


The Life of – La Vida de Selena (2017) – board book
Written by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein
Illustrated by Citlali Reyes

Recommended ages: 0 to 3

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A Lil’ Libros Bilingual Biography

The Life of – La vida de Selena is the perfect first introduction to the iconic Selena! Your little one will learn lots of fun facts, like Selena’s favorite food was pizza and that the most important people in the world to her were her familia and fans.

Born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas, Selena Quintanilla was destined to be a star. Her career started at a young age when she became lead singer in her family’s band, Selena y Los Dinos. She went on to become an award-winning artist with albums like Amor Prohibido and Selena Live, and earned the title “Queen of Tejano Music.” As her popularity soared, so did her love for fashion, and she soon began to design and manufacture her own line of clothing. To this day, her music and fashion continue to bloom in the hearts of her fans.

About the Authors:
Unable to find bilingual first concept books she could enjoy reading to her baby, Patty Rodriguez came up with the idea behind Lil’ Libros. Patty and her work have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, CNN Latino, Latina Magazine, Cosmopolitan, People En Español, Cosmo Latina, and American Latino TV, to name a few. She is currently Sr. Producer for On Air With Ryan Seacrest, jewelry designer for MALA by Patty Rodriguez, and creator of Manolos And Tacos.

Ariana Stein, a graduate from California State University, Dominguez Hills, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Ariana spent the first eight years of her professional career in the corporate world. Her life changed with the birth of her baby boy. She immediately realized that bilingualism played a very important role in his future, as well as the future of other children.

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Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 6.7 × 6.6 × .7 in
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