Yum! MmMm! Que Rico!

America's Sproutings

By Pat Mora; Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)
Lee & Low Books, Hardcover, 9781584302711, 1pp.

Publication Date: October 2007

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Description
This collection of haiku focuses on 14 foods native to the Americas and celebrates the fun of these foods as well as their origins.



About the Author
Pat Mora, a poet of Mexican-American heritage, is the recipient of a 1994 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in poetry. Her published work includes poetry and nonfiction for adults as well as children. She is the author of several bilingual picture books, including two on the Clarion list. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For more information visit www.patmora.com.RAFAEL LOPEZ grew up in Mexico City and his art is strongly influenced by the work of Mexican muralists. He has created many large murals for public spaces and was a leader in the creation of the Urban Art Trail Project in downtown San Diego. For his first book, My Name is Celia, Lopez successfully adapted his colorful, exuberant style to the small scale of children's books. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and their young son.
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