This story of Diego Rivera, the greatest muralist of Mexico--and of the world--is told in Spanish and English. Vibrant miniature paintings convey the sense of adventure and magic that marked Rivera's early years. And the story shows how his passion for painting and love for his country combined to make a powerful art celebrating the Mexican people
Es la historia de Diego Rivera, el gran muralista Mejicano--y del mundo--y está contada en Español y en Inglés. Vibrantes pinturas en miniatura transmiten el sentido de magia y aventura que marcaron los primeros años de Rivera y la historia nos muestra como al combinar su pasión por la pintura y el amor por su país logró un poderoso arte que reconoce al pueblo Mejicano.
About Jeanette Winter
Jeanette Winter has written and illustrated almost 50 books for children, including Diego, Emily Dickinson’s Letters to the World, The Librarian of Basra, Georgia, and Mama. Her art with flat colors and perspectives in the folk art tradition have brought her many honors. She lives in New York City.
"An accessible picture book about the life of Diego Rivera sounds like an oxymoron, but Winter and Winter succeed beyond belief. His early life is the focus; the text in Spanish and English captions the paintings. It does a journeyman's job of conveying facts in well-condensed sentences; the Spanish translation is clear and easy to follow. The paintings are done in Rivera's own colossal style, even though they actually measure only a few inches square. Winter displays her clear knowledge of and love for her subject."--(starred) School Library Journal. ---------- "Una excelente primera biografía." -- Kirkus Reviews Ganadora del Premio New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book y del Reading Rainbow™ Book
WINNER 1991 New York Times Best Illustrated Book
Diego by Jonah Winter; illustrated by Jeanette Winter