Arte Público/HPM Author Of The Month: Carolyn Dee Flores

A computer analyst turned rock musician becomes a children’s book illustrator.

Carolyn Dee Flores attended Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and worked as a computer analyst prior

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to becoming a professional rock musician and composer. She wrote soundtracks for independent and educational films. Over the last several years, Carolyn has turned her lifelong love of drawing and the visual arts into a new career as children’s book illustrator. Her books include Dale,Dale, Dale: Una fiesta de numerous / Hit It, Hit It, Hit It: A Fiesta of Numbers (Piñata Books, 2014), Daughters of Two Nations (Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2013) and Canta, Rana, canta / Sing, Froggie, Sing (Piñata Books, 2013). She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

Houston Public Media’s Eric Ladau spoke with Ms.Flores.

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Eric Ladau

Eric Ladau


NightClassics host and Station Tour Coordinator Eric Ladau graduated from Illinois State University in 1979 with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication. While in college, he worked at KFJM in Grand Forks North Dakota and WGLT in Bloomington, Illinois. He hosted jazz, classical, folk and blues music programs and even...

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