Author Donna Barba Higuera’s science fiction fantasy novel, The Last Cuentista (Levine Querido, 2021), delivers a fierce, authentic, and kind protagonist named Petra Peña, who must face the end of the world and do the unimaginable. Set years from now, it leaves you wondering about the present and future of storytelling, and more. YVONNE TAPIA:Continue reading “Family, Futuristic Adventure, and Cuentos: The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera”
A book cover I created as a sample of my work.
“Robin” is a children’s book that I wrote and illustrated as a project for my Children’s Literature course at Hunter College during the Fall 2013 Semester. The main theme of this book is growing as an individual, by overcoming obstacles that come your way. In terms of self-critique, I would probably change father bird livingContinue reading “Robin by Yvonne Tapia”
This is a book cover I made for a book about myself. The red color of the cover reflects strength and determination. Important: The reason I chose a semi-light red color was because there is also a calm aspect of things. while the orange/yellow of the illustrated book represents my enthusiasm, creativity, and encouragement.Continue reading “We Are Each A Book of a Kind With Our Own Story”