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Lulu Delacre



Biography

Lulu Delacre  has written and illustrated many beloved books for children including Horn Book Fanfare Book Arroz con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America and Salsa Stories, an IRA Outstanding International Book. The Bossy Gallito and Arrorró mi niño: Latino Lullabies and Gentle Games are winners of the Pura Belpré Honor Medal for Illustration. Rafi and Rosi, and Rafi and Rosi: Carnival! are selections of the Junior Library Guild. The Storyteller's Candle and Alicia Afterimage are her latest books. A common thread in the artist's work is the celebration of her Latino heritage. The author illustrator has exhibited in Paris, France; and in Puerto Rico, New York, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland and Washington, DC, USA. A graduate of L'Ecole Supérieure d'Arts Graphiques in France, she has lectured throughout the United States. Owners of her art include Keene State College, NH; The Kerlan Collection, MN; Mazza gallery, OH; and individual collectors in Canada, France, and the United States. Lulu is a grantee of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD, and has been honored as a Maryland Woman in the Arts and a Write from Maryland Author. Please visit: www.luludelacre.com for more information.
Lulu Delacre