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Frida Kahlo

Frida’s art and amazing life continúes to motivate and guide new artists to paint their own realities. Learn about her struggles and what made her the icon we admire today.

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Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

By Monica Brown & Ph.D.
Narrated by: Adriana Sananes
Length: 16 minutes

The fascinating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, her dramatic works featuring bold and vibrant colors. Her work brought attention to Mexican and indigenous culture, and she is also renowned for her works celebrating the female form. Brown's story recounts Frida's beloved pets-two monkeys, a parrot, three dogs,...

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Frida

Una biografía de Frida Kahlo

By Hayden Herrera
Narrated by: Mauricio Pérez, Noé Velásquez, Karla Hernández, Maggie Vera & Ayari Rivera
Length: 20 hours 59 minutes

La mejor biografía que se ha escrito sobre Frida Kahlo, la pintora mexicana por excelencia.

Edición revisada con prólogo de Valeria Luiselli

Frida fue una figura mítica creada por sí misma, el centro exótico de una esfera que incluía a amigos como León Trotski y Nelson Rockefeller, Isamu Noguchi y André Breton, Dolores del Río y Paulette...

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Frida in America

The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist

By Celia Stahr
Narrated by: Frankie Corzo
Length: 13 hours 37 minutes

The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo adored adventure. In November, 1930, she was thrilled to realize her dream of traveling to the United States to live in San Francisco, Detroit, and New York. Still, leaving her family and her country...

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What Would Frida Do?

A Guide to Living Boldly

By Arianna Davis
Narrated by: Marisa Blake
Length: 5 hours 24 minutes

Revered as much for her fierce spirit as she is for her art, Frida Kahlo stands today as a brazen symbol of daring creativity. She was a woman ahead of her time whose paintings have earned her generations of admirers around the globe. But perhaps her greatest work of art was her own life.What Would Frida Do? explores the feminist icon's... Read more »

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Little Frida

A Story of Frida Kahlo

By Anthony Browne
Narrated by: Cynthia Farrell
Length: 9 minutes

Following a bout with polio at the age of six, Frida Kahlo’s life was marked by pain and loneliness. In real life, she walked with a limp, but in her dreams, she flew. One day, her imagination took her on a journey to a girl in white who could dance without pain and hold her secrets, an indelible figure who would find her way into Frida’s art in...

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Viva Frida

By Yuyi Morales
Narrated by: Adriana Sananes
Length: 11 minutes

Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world. Her life was filled with laughter, love, and tragedy, all of which influenced what she painted on her canvases.

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Who Was Frida Kahlo?

Who Was?

By Sarah Fabiny
Narrated by: Marisol Ramirez
Length: 52 minutes

You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art. As famous for her self-portraits and haunting imagery as she was for her marriage to another famous artist,... Read more »

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I Am Frida Kahlo

Ordinary People Change the World

By Brad Meltzer
Narrated by: Fabiola Stevenson, Carolina Ayala, Kyla Garcia, Alejandro Vargas Lugo, Erika Robledo, Alberto Santillán & Oliver Wyman
Length: 16 minutes

The famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is the 23rd hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series, adapted for audio, from Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves.... Read more »

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