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By Duncan Tonatiuh

Award-winning writer and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the tale of Amalia Hernández, dancer and founding father of El Ballet Folklórico de México.

released in time for the one centesimal anniversary of Hernández’s beginning, Danza! is the 1st photograph publication concerning the recognized dancer and choreographer.

Danza! is a party of Hernández’s existence and of the wealthy background of dance in Mexico. As a toddler, Amalia continuously inspiration she might develop as much as be a instructor, till she observed a functionality of dancers in her city sq.. She used to be thinking about the best way the dancers twirled and swayed, and she or he knew that sometime she will be a dancer, too. She started to learn many differing kinds of dance, together with ballet and smooth, below the superior lecturers on the earth. Hernández traveled all through Mexico learning and studying local dances. quickly she based her personal dance corporation, El Ballet Folklórico de México, the place she built-in her wisdom of ballet and sleek dance with folkloric dances. the gang started to practice all around the kingdom and shortly world wide, changing into a world sensation that also excursions today.

Duncan Tonatiuh’s photo books were commemorated with many awards and accolades, together with the Pura Belpré Award, the Robert F. Sibert Award, and the New York Times most sensible Illustrated e-book Award. With Tonatiuh’s designated Mixtec-inspired paintings and colourful drawings that appear to jump off the web page, Danza! will enthrall and encourage younger readers with the interesting tale of this crucial dancer and choreographer.

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