My Dad Is a Clown / Mi Papa Es Un Payaso
The other day at school, a classmate got angry at me and said, "Clown!"
I thanked him and gave him a kiss.
He didn't understand but we became friends again."
"What do you want to be when you grow up" is a question that fascinates kids and this book explores two occupations -- healing the soul (clown) and healing the body (doctor). Plus there's a need for books showing families of all types so children can see themselves and their families represented in books.
José Carlos Andrésis a famous author in Spain. He is a professional clown and children's theater actor.
Natalia Hernandezhas illustrated several picture books in Spain. Her unique style is reminiscent of vintage-style art.