Sonia Manzano

Sonia Manzano is best known as “Maria,” one of the first Hispanic characters on Sesame Street, a role she has delighted in for more than twenty years. She has earned fifteen Emmy Awards as a member of the Sesame Street writing staff, and is the author of the picture books No Dogs Allowed!, A Box Full of Kittens, and the Pura Belpré Award honored The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano. Sonia Manzano lives in New York City with her husband.

Books by this Author

Miracle on 133rd Street
A Box Full of Kittens
No Dogs Allowed!

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Slow down!

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