Virtual Event: Bilingual Storytime with Susie Jaramillo
Rediscovered Books is proud to host bestselling children's author and artist Susie Jaramillo on Zoom for a storytime reading of several of her storybooks including Little Elephants, Opposites, and Skeletitos.
About the Author
Susie Jaramillo is co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Encantos Media Studios, and is also the creator of Encantos’ first brand: Canticos, a bilingual baby and toddler brand inspired by Latino nursery rhymes. Susie serves as author, artist, and executive producer behind the multimedia brand which includes books, digital apps, and animated videos. The book series is loved by kids and parents and acclaimed by industry experts, receiving accolades and starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and many more.
As a painter and draftsman by craft, Susie is very passionate and outspoken about the role of the artist and storyteller in today's cluttered media landscape.
A Venezuelan-American mother of two bilingual and bicultural children, Susie created Canticos to share her culture and language with her own children. Susie was born in Venezuela and grew up between Venezuela and Florida. She studied art at the world-renown Pratt Institute in New York City.