New Book: “All the Way to Havana”

Check out the new children’s book, All The Way to Havana, by Margarita Engle, as featured on the Repeating Islands blog

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All the way to Havana

All the Way to Havana, a new children’s book by multiple award-winning Cuban-American writer Margarita Engle was recently published by Henry Holt and Co. (August 2017), for ages 4 to 8. Booklist reviews the book:

“Engle’s tone is upbeat throughout: she highlights modest country vistas, picturesque contemporary Havana, busy people going about their daily chores, and the profusion of noisy vintage cars. Curato’s vibrant pencil and digital illustrations depict iconic images of Cuba―small farms, city neighborhoods, and government buildings―all in photographic detail. . . A lyrical and beautiful offering that should help to humanize views of this island nation.”

Description: So we purr, cara cara, and we glide, taka taka, and we zoom, zoom, ZOOM!
Together, a boy and his parents drive to the city of Havana, Cuba, in their old family car. Along the way, they experience the sights and sounds of the streets―neighbors talking, musicians performing, and beautiful…

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