Vámonos a San Juan is part of the newest Lil’ Libros series that celebrates the sights, sounds, and people of popular Latin American cities.
Your little one will take a trip to San Juan, the largest city on the island of Puerto Rico, and one of the oldest in U.S. territory. Children will travel through streets blended with old architecture and modernity. They’ll snorkel with majestic turtles, explore the magnificent Cavernas del Río Camuy, and fill their bellies with savory mofongo, tostones, and empanadillas!
Each Vámonos book will have your little ones celebrating the world, fostering empathy, and seeing that there are a million ways to live on this planet! Discover, with your children, what makes each city fantastic and special.
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.
About the Illustrator:
Ana Godinez is a graduate from the University of Southern California where she studied English Literature and Fine Arts. She lends her artistic hand as graphic designer for several local companies and organizations, working to create projects that include branding, websites, social media campaigns, murals, and commissioned abstract paintings. Today, Ana is the Creative Director of Akash Winery & Vineyard and Lead Designer at Lil’ Libros. Her newest and most challenging project is tackling the illustrations of Vámonos, a new travel series by Lil’ Libros, that takes readers on a ride to the sights and sounds of Latin American. When Ana is not glued to her computer, she’s out looking for inspiration by traveling, walking her dog, and looking for food.
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