Fiesta Babies

By Carmen Tafolla; Amy Cordova (Illustrator)
(Tricycle Press, Hardcover, 9781582463193, 24pp.)

Publication Date: March 9, 2010

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Description

Join in the lastest fun from a Pura Belpré Honor-winning team.  These Fiesta Babies dance, march on parade, and sing along to mariachi songs in their spirited celebration of fiestas.  From piñatas 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 widely anthologized, award-winning Mexican American poet and author. Her previous books with Tricycle Press include What Can You Do With a Rebozo? and What Can You Do With a Paleta? She lives in San Antonio, Texas. 
 
AMY CÓRDOVA is an artist and educator who lives in the mountains of northern New Mexico, where she and her partner, Dan Enger, own a gallery brimming with their bold and colorful works. Her previous book with Tricycle Press, What Can You Do With a Rebozo?, won the Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration.




Praise For Fiesta Babies

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."

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