Join in the lastest fun from a Pura Belpre Honor-winning team. These Fiesta Babies dance, march on parade, and sing along to mariachi songs in their spirited celebration of fiestas. From pinatas to flower coronas, little ones are introduced to the many coloful aspects of an important and lively Latino cultural tradition.
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 a self-taught artist who lives in the mountains of northern New Mexico. About her work she says, "My art and writing come from a place inside me; I want to see what feelings look like, not just images. When I draw, my pictures tell stories. Through my writing, I make pictures." Ms. Cordova has written and illustrated a picture book, Abijelita's Heart, and she is the illustrator of My Night Forest, by Roy Owen.
Review, Washington Parent, June 1, 2010:
"It's party time with the beguiling babes in this charming picture book.... depictions of a loving Hispanic family, neighborhood friends and bouncy little dog."
Review, Kirkus Reviews:
"A cheerful, energetic party for little ones."