Samantha R. Vamos is the author of THE CAZUELA THAT THE FARM MAIDEN STIRRED, a Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book, ALPHABET TRUCKS, and BEFORE YOU WERE HERE, ME AMOR. Samantha lives near Seattle, Washington.
The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirredby Samantha R. Vamos
This is the story of how the farm maiden and all the farm animals worked together to make the rice pudding that they serve at the fiesta. With the familiarity of "The House That Jack Built," this story bubbles and builds just like the ingredients of the arroz con leche that everyone enjoys. Cleverly incorporating Spanish words, adding a new one in place of the English word from the previous page, this book makes learning the language easy and fun.
Rafael Lopez covers each page with vibrant, exuberant color, celebrating tradition and community.
Back matter includes a glossary of Spanish words and a recipe for arroz con leche—perfect for everyone to make together and enjoy at story time.
- Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
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- 9.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
- Age Range:
- 5 - 8 Years
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I love this book, as does my 3 1/2 yr old daughter. The idea is so clever and actually works like a memory game. The words are lyrical and educational, and the illustrations are lively and captivating. This is an unusual book - it's fun for the reader and the listener! Hard to find a picture book that meets that criteria! Buy it.