My name is Andrea Olatunji and I write books to inspire and empower children. I am originally from Uruguay and I live in the United States where I have been teaching Spanish for almost twenty years. I have taught all levels from Kindergarten to college and doing so, I discovered that everybody (without exception) likes a good story.
I have used stories to engage, entertain, teach a language, highlight culture, heal, connect, validate and much more. Yet, I have always found it challenging to find the right stories. I wanted books in Spanish that represented my beautiful Hispanic culture. I wanted books where my kids could see themselves reflected. I wanted stories that were beautifully written and illustrated and that delivered powerful messages. These stories were hard to find, so I decided to embark in the beautiful journey of writing and illustrating my own books.
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