Sonia Manzanois best known as "Maria," one of the first Hispanic characters onSesame Street, a role she has delighted in for more than twenty years. She has earned fifteen Emmy Awards as a member of theSesame Streetwriting staff, and this is her picture book debut. Sonia Manzano lives in New York City with her husband and daughter. What would she bring on a trip to the lake? Sonia wouldn't dream of going to the lake without her harp!