By: BACA, ANA; CHILTON, NOL (ILLUSTRATIONS).
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque: 2013.:
Seller ID: 82969X1
Condition: Softcover. Brand new book.
Ana Baca's bilingual tale of how two children from different generations learn to make their family recipe for tamales will delight readers of her earlier picture books that combine folklore and traditional cuisine. Luz's school day is canceled because of snow and her abuela decides it's the perfect time to teach her to make tamales, just as Abuela's father, Diego, was taught by his tia on a long-ago winter day. As Abuela tells it, when Tia showed up unexpectedly at Diego's home, the pantry was almost bare with only a few dried squash, two pumpkins, three onions, a bundle of dried corn, and ... View More...