The Story of Frida Kahlo by Susan B Katz
A Biography Book for New Readers
Rockridge Press (February 18, 2020)
Age Level 6-8
Children’s Art Biographies/Women Biographies
Discover the life of Frida Kahlo—a story about strength, creativity, and never giving up
Frida Kahlo is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, but before she made history with her beautiful paintings and brave spirit, she went through a life-changing accident that would have made many people want to give up. This Frida Kahlo children’s book shows you how she fought to overcome setbacks and follow her passion to create amazing artwork and make the world a more colorful place.
In this unique Frida Kahlo children’s book, you can explore how she went from a young girl from a small Mexican town to one of the most well-known painters in history. How will her creativity and can-do attitude inspire you?
This vibrant Frida Kahlo children’s book includes:
- Word definitions—Increase your knowledge with a helpful glossary of easy-to-understand definitions for the more advanced words and ideas.
- See Frida’s progress—Check out a visual timeline of Frida’s life so you can get a picture of her important milestones.
- A lasting legacy—Learn about how Frida made the world a better place for future generations.
Take an exciting stroll through history with this illustrated Frida Kahlo children’s book.
Colorful and engaging children’s biography book. Covers Frida’s life from childhood until her death. You get a feel of who she was and what her life was like. Provides interesting details and insights into her life. She faced many challenges in life. The biography stresses Frida’s passions and strengths. Colorful throughout, timelines, think boxes, a good length read, and a fun quiz at the end.
Reviewed by Comfy Chair Books/Lisa Reigel (February 26, 2020)
ARC paperback provided by Publisher/Callisto Publishing Club
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Susan B. Katz is an award-winning author, National Board Certified Teacher, educational consultant and social media strategist. As a former bilingual educator of over 25 years, Susan incorporates props, puppets and multimedia into her presentations making them interactive and engaging. MEDITATION STATION comes out this fall with Bala Books (Shambhala). She has five chapter book biographies due out also in 2020 including THE STORY OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG and THE STORY OF FRIDA KAHLO. Scholastic published Susan’s book ALL YEAR ROUND in January, 2016. It was named “Best New Book of 2016” by The Children’s Book Review. She translated it into Spanish as Un Año Redondo in 2017. MY MAMA EARTH (Barefoot Books), won the Moonbeam Gold Award for Best Picture Book of 2012 as well as being named “Top Green Toy” by Education.com. ABC, BABY ME! (Random House, 2010) debuted to rave reviews and sold out of its first print run in three months. ABC SCHOOL’S FOR ME (Scholastic, 2015) was illustrated by Lynn Munsinger and reviewed as “having verse that never misses a beat.” Susan is also the Founder and Executive Director of http://www.ConnectingAuthors.org, a national non-profit bringing children’s book authors and illustrators into schools and libraries as role models of literacy and the arts. Ms. Katz served as the Strategic Partner Manager for Authors at Facebook. When she’s not writing, Susan enjoys salsa dancing and spending time at the beach. Her website is: www.susankatzbooks.com