Pre-order!

LIA & LUÍS: WHO HAS MORE? (illustrated by Giovana Medeiros) is now available for pre-order! The twins will be officially out and about on October 13th, celebrating diversity, math, and the power of storytelling. The book is published by Charlesbridge in collaboration with the math experts at TERC, under a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

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Ana Crespo is at her happiest when she is surrounded by nature. So, Ana spends her summers traveling around the United States, visiting National Parks, and exploring some of the most beautiful places in America. She usually returns from her trips full of ideas for new stories. Ana considers herself lucky for having a career that allows her to keep her imagination alive way beyond her childhood years. Originally from Brazil, Ana lives in the beautiful Rocky Mountain region with her husband and kids.

 

Books

THE SOCK THIEF: A SOCCER STORY

Illustrated by Nana Gonzalez

Brazilian boy, Felipe, doesn’t own a soccer ball. When it’s his turn to take one to school, he must use a lot of creativity (and a few socks) to solve his problem. Inspired by the childhood stories of the author's father, the book includes animals sounds and words in Portuguese.

MY EMOTIONS & ME SERIES

Illustrated by Erica Sirotich

 

JP uses his imagination and a cast of adorable make-believe characters to help young readers understand how to navigate their emotions in a fun and positive way. Perfect for ages 2-5, this series combines simple text and bright illustrations, and uses imaginative play to demonstrate problem-solving and self-soothing skills.

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Events

Due to COVID-19, some events have been canceled. This page was last updated on September 18, 2020. 

22 Sep 2020

Webcast

2pm ET

Online

FREE SLJ WEBCAST

Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling! Youth Services librarian Julie Roach (Cambridge Public Library) joins authors Grace Lin and Ana Crespo, editor Alyssa Mito Pusey, and math expert Marlene Kliman to discuss how the new Storytelling Math series empowers all readers to see themselves as mathematical thinkers.

24 Oct 2020

Virtual Story Time

10:30am MT

Online

VIRTUAL STORY TIME/BOOK LAUNCH

Join Ana for virtual story time at the Second Star to the Right Bookstore, in Denver, CO, and celebrate with her the release of LIA & LUÍS: WHO HAS MORE?, a brand new book featuring diverse characters in a math-related plot, perfect for kids 2 to 5 years old. 

7 Nov 2020

Virtual Visit

11am ET

Online

VIRTUAL VISIT

Join Ana and the folks at Belmont Books, in Belmont, MA, for an introduction to the characters in her new book LIA & LUÍS: WHO HAS MORE?. The book features diverse characters, Portuguese words, and a math-related plot. Ana will also do a fun measurement activity. Perfect for kids 2 to 5 years old. 

School visits? Click here.

 

Contact

Whether you're a teacher looking for information about school visits, or a parent with comments about a book, or a reader with something to share, if you want to send me a message, here is the place to do it.

 

Can't wait to find out what you have to say!

 

©2015-2020 Ana Crespo | Ana Crespo is represented by Deborah Warren, from East West Literary Agency.