Here Wee Read

20 - Zonia’s Rainforest: A Conversation with Peruvian Author-Illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal

April 20, 2021 Charnaie Gordon Season 2 Episode 8
Here Wee Read
20 - Zonia’s Rainforest: A Conversation with Peruvian Author-Illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal
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Here Wee Read
20 - Zonia’s Rainforest: A Conversation with Peruvian Author-Illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal
Apr 20, 2021 Season 2 Episode 8
Charnaie Gordon

Juana Martinez-Neal is the Peruvian-born daughter and granddaughter of painters. Her debut as an author-illustrator, Alma and How She Got Her Name, was awarded a Caldecott Honor and was published in Spanish as Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre. She also illustrated La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, for which she won a Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, and Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard, which won a Robert F. Sibert Medal. Juana Martinez-Neal lives in Connecticut with her family.

Learn more about Juana and her work by visiting her website: https://juanamartinezneal.com/

Books mentioned in this episode:
Zonia’s Rain Forest
Tomatoes for Neela
Alma and How She Got Her Name


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Show Notes

Juana Martinez-Neal is the Peruvian-born daughter and granddaughter of painters. Her debut as an author-illustrator, Alma and How She Got Her Name, was awarded a Caldecott Honor and was published in Spanish as Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre. She also illustrated La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, for which she won a Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, and Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard, which won a Robert F. Sibert Medal. Juana Martinez-Neal lives in Connecticut with her family.

Learn more about Juana and her work by visiting her website: https://juanamartinezneal.com/

Books mentioned in this episode:
Zonia’s Rain Forest
Tomatoes for Neela
Alma and How She Got Her Name


Libro.fm offer: Receive 2 audiobooks for the price of 1. Customers will need to start a monthly membership and will pay $14.99 for 2 audiobook credits to use on over 185,000 audiobooks.  Enter code HWR at checkout or click here libro.fm/redeem/HWR.

Connect with Charnaie online in the following places:

Blog: http://hereweeread.com
Personal Website: charnaiegordon.com
Podcast Email Address: [email protected]


Find Charnaie on the following social media platforms under the username @hereweeread: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest


Feel free to share this podcast on your social media platforms to help spread the word to others.  
Thanks for listening!