Posts tagged ‘lola’s fandango’


Try this craft from Micha Archer, the illustrator of Lola’s Fandango, and make your very own Lola doll! This craft suggests using red and white materials to recreate Lola’s costume from the book, but feel free to get creative with your colors and patterns. Let your duende move you!


Boston Children’s Hospital provides health care for children who come from all over the world to be treated by its world class medical professionals. In addition to top-rate medical care, the young patients at the hospital have access to a team of professional artists or Artists-in-Residence to help them express their feelings.


The 18th Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature at the Concord, Massachusetts Museum is quickly approaching! This year, the wonderful illustrator of Lola’s Fandango, Micha Archer, has the great honor of decorating the main tree at the exhibit. The Family Trees exhibit will be open from November 27 – January 1 and all proceeds benefit the Concord Museum’s education initiatives. If you’re in the New England area this season, bring the whole family to see Micha’s tree and dozens of others inspired by children’s stories!  If you’re not in the area, please share with those who are, it’s a real treat for children’s book lovers.


Today, we are pleased to have guest blogger Eve (Agush) Costarelli*, an accomplished flamenco dance performer and instructor, teach us a little more about this beautiful, expressive art form and how it nurtures creativity. Read on to learn more!


Today we are excited to have guest blogger Micha Archer, illustrator of Lola’s Fandango and The Wise Fool, share her experience attending the Children’s Book Festival at the University of Southern Mississippi. Read on to learn more!


Today, we are excited to share with you a special Q & A with Anna Witte and Micha Archer, the author and illustrator of Lola’s Fandango. Read on to learn about the inspiration for Lola, how the illustrations came to be and a little more about these amazingly talented women!