Hamline News

New Book coming from Matt de la Peña


Carmella Full of Wishes, a picture book by Newbery Medalist Matt de la Peña (MFAC faculty) and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Christian Robinson—the team behind Last Stop on Market Street—has been acquired by Jennifer Besser at Putnam. 

The book follows a Mexican American girl and her brother on her birthday as she tries to decide what she wants most. Publication is planned for 2018.