Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist

by Susan Wood

Illustrations by Duncan Tonatiuh

First Release:

January 2017

ISBN: 9781580896733

2017 Pura Belpré Award Honor, Illustrations
A playful picture-book biography of Juan García Esquivel, musical innovator and father of space-age, bachelor-pad lounge music. Author’s note. Illustrator’s note. Resources. Photograph of Esquivel. Full-color illustrations were hand-drawn, then collaged digitally.

  • ISBN: 9781580896733
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Charlesbridge
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 10" x 10"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.6, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 910L
    Awards & Honors: ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
    CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, 3–5
    2017 Notable Books for a Global Society
    Genre: Nonfic
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