Hannah Carmona

Anna Cunha

Release Date:
March 2021


220mmx240mm Picture Book

Age group:


Anita and the Dragons

Lantana Publishing


Anita watches the dragons high above her as she hops from one cement roof to another in her village in the Dominican Republic. But being the valiant princesa she is, she never lets them scare her. Then one day, Anita must face her fears and begin life in a new country. Will she be brave enough to enter the belly of the beast and take flight to new adventures?

Key Topics

Immigration; Dominican Republic; Family; New beginnings

Key Selling Points:

  • Poignant and heartwarming tale about an immigrant family leaving their home country for a better life
  • Insight into life in the Dominican Republic including a peppering of Spanish words and phrases
  • Stories featuring diverse protagonists build empathy #WeNeedDiverseBooks #OwnVoices #BlackLivesMatter
  • Stunning illustrations showing the importance of family and the joy of new beginnings

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