Judy Goldman is a bilingual author born in Mexico City, where she has always lived. Among her books in Spanish, published in Mexico, are "Los huesos sagrados", Ed. SM, selected for the government reading program in 2006; "¿Te cuento?", Ed. Norma; "El brebaje de Pánfilo" and "Amol iz gevén/Érase una vez", Ed. Porrúa and "¡Vamos a comer... flores!", with photos taken by her son, Ilán Rabchinskey and also chosen for the government reading program in 2008. In the US she has published stories in Spider and Highlights as well as the picture book "Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead", Boyds Mills Press. Some of her newest books are "Sapo y Yuku", a Yaqui folktale, illustrated by Arno Aviles; "Muyal", a Maya folktale, illustrated by Monica Padilla; "Baak", a Maya folktale, illustrated by Fabricio Vanden Broeck; "El intercambio", a Maya folktale, illustrated by Arno Aviles, and "¡Que delicia!", a Kiliwa folktale, illustrated by Ricardo Pelaez. The five belong to the Petate collection, published by Progreso Editores of Mexico. Released in 2011 is "De astutos, tragones y mordelones", with three Mexican folktales and illustrated by Juan Gedovius, published by Editorial Norma; and, in 2012, are "Un grito en la oscuridad y otros cuentos de terror", illustrated by Rubí Juárez and published by Ediciones Yo sí leo; Cuentos antiguos para niños modernos, three tales based on ancient stories but with a twist, illustrated by Irma Bastida, Editorial Norma; and Dos leyendas aztecas-Los huesos sagrados and El nuevo sol, two Aztec legends about the creation of humans and the new sun, illustrated by Ángel Campos, Ediciones SM. To be released this year: Whiskers, Tails and Wings-Animal Folktalaes from Mexico, illustrated by Fabricio Vanden Broeck, Charlesbridge, and Los dos soles, an Aztec folktale, illustrated by Rosario Valderrama, Editorial Panamericana (Colombia).
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