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Author Visits

Welcome to the Todd Author Visit Program, brought to you by the Todd Library and Todd PTA.

April 26th


Orders Due


April 4, 2022


Acclaimed author and illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal will visit the Todd Elementary Kindergarteners and 1st graders on April 26, 2022.

Juana Martinez-Neal is the Peruvian-born daughter and granddaughter of painters. Her debut as an author-illustrator, Alma and How She Got Her Name, was awarded the prestigious Caldecott Honor Medal. She has also illustrated several books including La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, for which she won a Pura Belpré Illustrator award, and Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard, which won a Robert F. Sibert Medal. Juana Martinez-Neal lives in Connecticut with her family.

If you would like to order books with an autographed bookplate for your child or as a gift for someone else, please order online by MONDAY,  APRIL 4, 2022.

*To learn more about the author, visit her website at www.juanamartinezneal.com