Elizabeth Zunon will be signing Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family.
This beautifully illustrated story connects past and present as a girl bakes a chocolate cake with her father and learns about her grandfather harvesting cacao beans in West Africa.
“Evocative...sure to expand the minds of children, this is an engaging multicultural addition...” — School Library Journal starred review
“Striking oil paint, collage, and screen-printed illustrations...point to the importance of traditions... in new places.”
Elizabeth Zunon was born in Albany and grew up in the Ivory Coast. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and returned to Albany where she explores a multicultural world with her art and illustrations.
Note: This event will be at The Cocobar at 433 State (on the corner of Jay St).