Interview with Salvadoran Author and Early Childhood Educator, Rene Colato Lainez
February 18, 2022
The resilient and persistent
, René Colato Laínez, talks about the magic of cardboard castles, how books are portals into difficult discussions, and the creative power of libraries.
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René Colato Laínez generously donated one of his amazing books to a lucky podcast listener. There are several ways to enter: 1) Tweet or retweet this episode and be sure to tag Rene and me, 2) Go to www.katenarita.com/podcast and make a comment on this episode’s post, 3) Make a comment about the episode on our Chalk + Ink Facebook page; and 4) Become a Chalk + Ink Patreon supporter. Patreon supporters are automatically entered into each giveaway. In order to enter the giveaway, these actions must be completed by midnight on Friday, February 25thth. The winner will be announced on Friday, March 4th, on the podcast as well as on Twitter and on our Facebook page.
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