"...bursts forth with illustrations that take on a rainbow-like effect."-MultiCultural Review
Myrna de la Paz was born in Manila, Philippines, and grew up in a town where indigenous culture and spiritual beliefs are practiced parallel with Christianity. She later shared this world of magic and myth when she wrote and directed Bakunawa, a play based on the Bagobo people. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.
Youshan Tang's artistic promise began to show when he was a child in Shanghai, China. He graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts and Beijing University with degrees in Chinese art and literature. Since 1980, Tang has made his home in San Francisco where the cultural diversity inspires his work. This is the third book he has illustrated for Shen’s.
Shen’s Books is a publisher of multicultural children’s literature that emphasizes cultural diversity and tolerance, with a focus on introducing children to the cultures of Asia.
Through books, we can share a world a stories, building greater understanding and tolerance within our increasingly diverse communities as well as throughout our continuously shrinking globe.