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Lulu Delacre

Author of Salsa Stories

35+ Works 3,441 Members 71 Reviews

About the Author

Lulu Delacre was born in Puerto Rico, where she grew up catching lizards, drawing pictures, and listening to the evening song of the coqui. She studied art first at the University of Puerto Rico and later at L'Ecole Superieure d'Arts Graphiques, in Paris, France. She lives in Maryland with her show more husband and two daughters show less

Includes the names: L. Delacre, Lulu Delarce, Lulu Delacre

Works by Lulu Delacre

Salsa Stories (2000) 659 copies, 9 reviews
Time for School Nathan (1989) 292 copies, 4 reviews
Nathan's Fishing Trip (1800) 271 copies
Golden Tales (1996) 221 copies, 13 reviews
Nathan's Balloon Adventure (1991) 194 copies, 1 review
Vejigante Masquerader (1977) 110 copies, 2 reviews
Rafi and Rosi (I Can Read Book 3) (2004) 74 copies, 4 reviews

Associated Works

The Storyteller's Candle/La velita de los cuentos (2008) — Illustrator — 252 copies, 26 reviews
Turning Pages: My Life Story (2018) — Illustrator, some editions — 231 copies, 14 reviews
Can You Keep a Secret? (2007) — Contributor — 41 copies
Shake It, Morena! and Other Folklore from Puerto Rico (2002) — Illustrator — 19 copies, 2 reviews
The Wind in the Willows: The Open Road (1895) — Illustrator, some editions — 15 copies

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Synergy: Celebrating Trees

TREES are a woody perennial plant consisting of a single tall stem or trunk and bearing lateral branches. A root system anchors the tree and stores nutrients. These long living plants often serve as keystone species supporting a variety of other life.

To understand a concept, it’s useful to read a cluster of books related to a theme. Explore these recently published books for children:

COOL GREEN written and illustrated by Lulu Delacre is a picture book exploring thirteen of the world’s most amazing trees. Told through the eyes of a landscaper and his grand daughter, the narrative celebrates the world of trees. Of particular note is the use of mixed media including natural elements such as tree needles woven into the illustrations. The book concludes with an author’s note, glossary, and additional information about the highlighted trees. ARC courtesy of Candlewick, an imprint of Penguin Random House.… (more)
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ISBNs
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