The Turquoise Room / El cuarto turquesa

By Monica Brown
Illustrators Illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher Lee & Low Books Imprint Children's Book Press ISBN


The Turquoise Room / El cuarto turquesa

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Bestselling author Monica Brown takes us on a magical journey into the lives of generations of creative women in her family in this gorgeously illustrated bilingual picture book.

Esther paints a map and dreams of exploring the world.

Esther's daughter Isabel paints pictures and dreams of becoming an artist.

Isabel's daughter Monica paints with words and dreams of telling stories.

From the turquoise room in Peru, Esther, then Isabel, then Monica draws the strength to trust her imagination and fly into the world of dreams and possibilities. Over mountains and the sea, along rivers of paint, or among the swirl of words on a page, each girl, then woman, finds her creative path.

In this loving memoir, Monica Brown has created an homage to her grandmother and mother and a legacy for her daughters. Accompanied by luminous illustrations by Adriana M. Garcia, this warm, lyrical story invites you to close your eyes, open your mind, and imagine your life!

Author’s note, with photographs. List of books by Monica Brown that are pictured  within this book’s illustrations. Full-color illustrations rendered in Nova Color Acrylic on paper.
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