Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Elena Poniatowska

Elena Poniatowska is the author of more than forty works, including the classic Massacre in Mexico and the novels Dear Diego, Tinisima (FSG, 1996) and Here's to You, Jesusa! (FSG, 2001). She lives in Mexico City.

Books by the Author

The Skin of the Sky
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The Skin of the Sky

Elena Poniatowska; Translated from the Spanish by Deanna Heikkinen
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Skin of the Sky is the fascinating and haunting story of the life of Lorenzo de Tena, a brilliant Mexican astronomer. Born in the 1930s, the illegitimate son of a businessman and a peasant...

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