Please meet Multicultural Children’s Book Day illustrator Robert Liu-Trujillo!! He designed our FREE downloadable poster: Multicultural Children’s Book Day FREE Downloadable Poster.
Download this free poster via Dropbox here.
Robert Liu-Trujillo was born in Oakland, California and raised all across the Bay Area. He’s a visual artist and came to us because his mission is the same. He wants his son to see himself in books. He also does hand painted commissioned children’s portraits like this one:
If you want to inspire your child to read, he also have this lovely poster for $20.
His books include:
Furqan’s First Flat Top by Robert Liu-Trujillo
Furqan Moreno wakes up and decides that today he wants his hair cut for the first time. His dad has just the style: a flat top fade! He wants his new haircut to be cool but when they get to the barbershop, he’s a bit nervous about his decision. He begins to worry that his hair will look funny, imagining all the flat objects in his day to day life. Before he knows it, his haircut is done and he realizes that his dad was right — Furqan’s first flat top is the freshest!
I Am Sausal Creek by Melissa Reyes, illustrated byRobert Liu-Trujillo
I Am Sausal Creek is a bilingual Spanish and English picture book about the environmental and cultural history of Oakland told through the voice of a local waterway. It is being published under the Little Nomad children’s book imprint of Nomadic Press.
On the first page of the book, the creek introduces herself and invites the reader to sit and listen to her story. As she winds through memories of watching the Ohlone move freely around her shores, the arrival of people in search of gold, streets being paved, and more, she reminds us that through all of this, her water still flows.
A Bean and Cheese Taco Birthday / Un Cumpleanos Con Tacos de Frijoles Con Queso by
On Ariel’s birthday, the boys are happy to go to the park rather than their usual after-school program. The day is full of surprises, from Ariel’s birthday present—a remote-control sailboat they enjoy playing with at the pond—to an empty playground and even a kind park ranger who offers a tour in his Jeep. Who would have thought an afternoon at the park with family and bean and cheese tacos could be so much fun?
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Jo Ann Kairys says
What beautiful, inspiring work! Robert’s Multicultural Children’s Book Day Poster 2016 is fantastic!