TITLE: Sonia Manzano
SPEAKER: Sonia Manzano
EVENT DATE: 2004/10/09
RUNNING TIME: 33 minutes
Sonia Manzano speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Sonia Manzano, best known as Maria on Sesame Street, has played the role of shopkeeper and mother for more than 20 years. She has shared in 15 Emmy Awards as a member of the Sesame Street writing staff and has twice been nominated for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series. "No Dogs Allowed" marks her picture book debut. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2004