Jose Ramirez is a fine artist and an illustrator of children’s books, including Quinito’s Neighborhood/El vecindario de Quinito; Goodnight, Papito Dios/Buenas noches, Papito Dios; and The Frog and His Friends Save Humanity/La rana y sus amigos salvan a la humanidad. He has been a school teacher in Los Angeles for more than twenty-five years and is currently teaching third grade at Esperanza Elementary. He loves to garden, play music, and work with clay. The proud father of three daughters, Jose lives in east Los Angeles with his wife and youngest child.
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