A cradle for baby, a superhero's cape, a warm blanket on a cool night--there are so many things you can do with a rebozo. Through the eyes of a young girl, readers are introduced to the traditional shawl found in many Mexican and Mexican-American households.
Now in an English/Spanish bilingual edition, the lively rhyme and brightly-colored illustrations of the original are available to a whole new audience.
"Pictures of family life frame simply rhythmic text, and rich bands of jewel-toned acrylics highlight and demonstrate both the versatility of the shawl and the warm family relationships." " --School Library Journal.
About the Author
Carmen Tafolla is a writer, speaker, and actress whose work has appeared in more than 200 anthologies. She is the winner of the 1999 Art of Peace award for writing that furthers peace, justice, and human understanding. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.
Amy Cordova is an artist and storyteller whose art reflects soul and spirit. She has been recognized for her work as an illustrator of children s books, receiving the Wisconsin Library Award for "Namaste!, " and being named honor winner of the American Library Association s Pura Belpre Award 2009 and 2010. Amy lives in Taos, New Mexico.