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Too Many Tamales

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2007

    there is never too many tamales!

    I remember this a story as a child and just loved it! The pictures are lovely and the tone is very inviting! 12 years later, I still love this story and cherish the humor and passion that Gary Soto adds into this tale. As a teacher at a preschool, I enjoy reading this book to the children and listening to their questions of what are tamales to how many they can eat! Its a treasure to own in your library!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 19, 2012

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    "Too Many Tamales" is a wonderful tale of what happens

    "Too Many Tamales" is a wonderful tale of what happens when you consume too much of a food. Also, it offers a lesson about eating "too many tamales" in an enjoyable way for youth. It is rather comical. This tale could be used for picture book and read-aloud time. The illustrations are engaging and the storyline is sure to hold young learners attention. You may want to consider it for cultural awareness and for the Christmas season. A good book for a school library.

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  • Posted January 24, 2010

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    A Family Tradition

    I bought this for my daughter (whom is now 21 years old) and just bought it for Christmas for my son's daughter (my 9 yr old granddaughter). I will be buying it for both of my daughter's children (a 2 year old boy and a 3 month old girl) as soon as they get a little older.

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  • Posted January 17, 2010

    Great Multiculture Christmas Story

    I am a retired teacher and loved to read this story to my elementary students. I recently purchaed it for a lesson I did at my grandsons Kindergarten class at Chrismas. After the story, we had a tasting party. Was surprised at all the students that had never tasted tamalies. Also, took a poinsetta plant and discussed the orgin of the flower at Christmas. The teacher loved it when I gave her the plant and book. Would highly recommend the book for a teaching lesson.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2006

    A GREAT BOOK !

    This is a great book. I first heard it when I was 12 year old. It was read on a tv show. I am now 23 years old and I still remember the title! That just shows how long a good book can stay in your mind and heart. Feliz Navidad!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2003

    Teachers!

    Great for lesson plans involving cooking!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2003

    You've got to buy this one

    I believe that this book was fun and exciting.

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