Publisher and author of children's bilingual books with multicultural themes.  Books published:  Lucas and His Loco Beans - a bilingual tale of the Mexican Jumping Beans.  Freaky Foods From Around the World - Platillos sorprendentes de todo el mundo - introducing children to foods from different cultures, The Wooden Bowl - El bol de madera, a lesson on respecting our elderly.

Book Awards:  2002 IPPY Award, 2002 Latino Book Award, 2007 NAPPA Gold Award,  2006 International Latino Book Award, 2010 International Latino Book Award, 2010 NAPPA Honors Award, 2010 International Book Award Finalist.

Workshop on Cultural Diversity in the Classroom for educators.