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The Two Fridas

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"Peculiarly Beautiful" - Kirkus Review

"In the ever-expanding universe of Kahlo picture books, this stands out for its creative approach and fidelity to the artist’s singularity" - Publisher's Weekly Review

"...this whimsical picture book captures the imagination of childhood and the enduring power of art to inspire, transform, and provide comfort and escape." - Foreword Reviews

Go inside the magical world of Frida Kahlo as she recalls an early childhood memory of her imaginary friend. Without trying to imitate Frida's unmistakable style, Gianluca Folì captures this fragment from her diary through stunning illustrations that provide a colorful backdrop for Frida's powerful voice. In these words, children will be given a window into the mind of this great artist and the great joy and happiness her imaginary friend brought to her during times of struggle. Along with biographical information about Frida Kahlo’s childhood and her later work, The Two Fridas is a celebration of Frida Kahlo, her culture, and the magical, joyful, secret-filled friendship she shared and later captured in her painting. Children will be encouraged to explore their own imaginary worlds, open up conversations, and build on their own creativity.
32 pages | Hardcover