Books by Maricel E. Presilla

MOLA by Maricel E. Presilla
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"An accomplished, unusual look at a little-known culture. (Picture book. 5-10)"
In the San Blas Islands off the northern coast of Panama, Cuna women make a unique and beautiful form of art called molas, in which layers of fabric of various textures are sewn together, then snipped and stitched into pictures comprised of bold forms and bright colors. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

"An unusual cultural record. (Picture book/nonfiction. 9-12)"
A glimpse of life in central Mexico is offered through the embroidery of women of the area; their landscapes and portraits of daily life, past and present, are charming. Read full book review >