Today we’re excited to reveal the cover for Abuelita and I Make Flan by Adriana Hernández Bergstrom! The book was designed under the art direction of Jon Simeon and will be released on August 9, 2022 by Charlesbridge. Preorder it here.
Anita is making flan for Abuelo’s birthday, but when she accidentally breaks Abuelita’s treasured flan serving plate from Cuba, she struggles with what to do. Anita knows it’s right to tell the truth, but what if Abuelita gets upset? Worried that she has already ruined the day, Anita tries to be the best helper. After cooking the flan, they need a serving dish! Anita comes up with a wonderful solution.
Complete with a glossary of Spanish terms and a traditional recipe for flan, Abuelita and I Make Flan is a delicious celebration of food, culture, and family.
Adriana Hernández Bergstrom is a Cuban-American artist and children’s book author-illustrator. She studied fine art & theatrical set design at the University of Miami, FL and industrial design at RISD. She loves literacy and languages and speaks English, Spanish, and German. Adriana is a past WNDB mentee and Walter Grant Winner.