Abuela Cover


By Arthur Dorros; Elisa Kleven; Elisa Kleven (Illustrator)

Dutton Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780525447504, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 1991

Flying around Manhattan Island, somersaulting in midair, resting in the sky on a chair-shaped cloud . . . Rosalba and her grandmother, her abuela, are having an extraordinary adventure. How do they manage this exhilirating travel that started in the park? On Rosalba's marvelous imagination. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author
Arthur Dorros views being a writer like being a traveling detective. He finds ideas all around. He learned Spanish while living in Latin America, and many of his stories, such as Abuelo, grow from those experiences. Arthur is the author of many books for children, including Julio's Magic, a CLASP Americas Award Commended Title; Papa and Me, a Pura Belpre Honor Book; and the popular Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science book Ant Cities. He lives in Seattle, Washington.