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The Purple Shell: La concha de mar púrpura

The Purple Shell: La concha de mar púrpura

by Maritza Martínez Mejia /

Illustrated by Valerie Mojica

The Purple Shell invites us to become ecologically aware to protect the beaches. This bilingual tale (English & Spanish) contains a true story, coloring pages, facts, and questions to take care of our planet, our common home.

La concha de mar púrpura nos invita a tomar consciencia ecológica para proteger las playas. Este cuento bilingüe (inglés & español) contiene una historia real, páginas para colorear, datos y preguntas para cuidar nuestro planeta, nuestra casa común.

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Maritza Martínez Mejia

Colombian poet, writer, translator, speaker and publisher lives in Florida. Founder of Proyecto de Escritura LuzDelMes, to create bridges of communication and collaboration between authors around the world. For her service to the community, she is the award recipient of the Crystal Apple Award 2006. Maritza received the Virtues Christian Poetry Award 2015, Latino Book Awards for Best Translation English to Spanish, and Best eBook non-fiction 2016. Nominated to the Carmen Luisa Pinto 2016. Maritza has published ten bilingual books.

Maritza graduated from Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca in Commerce and Foreign Language. Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and Certificate in Women’s Studies from Florida Atlantic University and a Masters' Degree in Theology at Catholic Distance University.

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