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Selena Lives on Through This Must-Have Memorabilia

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This is an unusual piece of memorabilia you can definitely enjoy, literally! Tortillas with the image of Selena imprinted on them sounds like a delicious way to enjoy those Taco Tuesdays. “Anything for Selenas,” the iconic phrase from the movie can not ring truer than this.

Joey Lopez a founder of the Convergent Media Collective shared his group came up with the idea from conversations about their… “abuelitas and tias seeing images on their tortillas.” He shared on an Instagram post that the idea to add images to the tortillas happened with the use of a laser cutter to add the singer’s image to their San Antonio based tortillas.

“It was a crazy ride for the next couple months after making a mobile tortilla laser rig for @luminariasa with the help of @johnfrazee Good times for sure,” shares Lopez on his Instagram. Other iconic faces that have been featured include Darth Vader and Congressman Joaquin Castro.

3. Bilingual Picture Book on Selena

Selena Book

Photo: Sonia Ramirez

The latest Selena inspired memorabilia you will want to get your hands on is the anticipated bilingual picture book about the life of Selena by Lil’ Libros™, a book company based out of Los Angeles. Recently released on March 13 and hit one of Amazon’s top five best sellers on March 15.

Your little ones will love to learn about the “The Life Of / La Vida De Selena.” through the colorful pages of this children’s book unfolding the life of this award-winning artist adored by many through its simple, yet entertaining story about the “Queen of Tejano.”

Founders, Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein are two mothers whose mission was to introduce… “bilingualism and Latin American culture through picture board books,” shares their website. Their books honor artists such as Selena, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and Cuban music icon, Celia Cruz to name a few, and the impact they left so that a new generation of fans will learn about their contributions. You can purchase their books through their website and on Amazon.