Calling the Doves





Stone Lithography and Silkscreen

calling the doves

Calling the Doves: A richly illustrated story of a boy's migrant farmworker childhood.

Calling The Doves  is a chronicle of author Juane Felipe Herrera's migrant farmworker childhood. Elly Simmon's vibrant paintings make the story come alive.

The book has won numerous awards for its compelling imagery and story, including the FOCAL award, Ezra Jack Keats Award, and SLJ Best Books 1995. It has appeared on America's Award honor list, and has been named a Pura Belpre Honor Book.

``...beautiful text and radiant paintings..."
School Library Journal

Artist autographed copy available for $14.95 + tax and shipping

artist statement

Click on an illustration to see a larger version.

To reach the artist, contact:
Elly Simmons, PO Box 463,
Lagunitas, CA 94938
(415) 488-4177
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