In this new cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa. A young boy and his sister gather the ingredients and grind them up in a molcajete, just like their ancestors used to do, singing and dancing all the while.
“A completely satisfying offering. A delectable work of art perfect for food-themed, bilingual, and Día storytimes.” —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
“Music, dancing and food unite in this giddy bilingual whirl.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Illustrations unite past and present, offering vivid depictions of contemporary life in the style of the ancient Mixtec codex.” —Booklist
About the Author
Jorge Arguetais an award-winning author of picture books and poetry for young children. He has won the International Latino Book Award, the Américas Book Award, the NAPPA Gold Award and the Independent Publisher Book Award for Multicultural Fiction for Juveniles. His books have also been named to the Américas Award Commended List, the USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor List,Kirkus ReviewsBest Children’s Books and the Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices. A native Salvadoran and Pipil Nahua Indian, Jorge spent much of his life in rural El Salvador. He now lives in San Francisco, California.
Duncan Tonatiuhis an author and illustrator of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, includingThe Princess and the Warrior,Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote,Dear Primo and Diego Rivera. He won the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award forSeparate Is Never Equal, andFunny Boneswas named aNew York TimesBest Illustrated Children’s Book. Other awards include the Pura Belpré Illustration Award and the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, and commendations from the Américas Award and Notable Books for a Global Society. He lives in San Miguel Allende, Mexico.
Paperback :32 pages
Product Dimensions :7.25 x 0.25 x 10.5 inches
Publisher :Groundwood Books; First Trade Paper Edition (March 14, 2017)