Cuentos con sazon (Paperback)

By Lulu Delacre, Lulu Delacre (Illustrator)

Scholastic en Espanol, 9780439226493, 112pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2001

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/1/2012)
Hardcover (4/1/2000)
Prebound (9/1/2012)

List Price: 4.99*
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Welcome to Carmen Teresa's festive home, where relatives, friends, and neighbors from all over Latin America gather to celebrate New Year's Day. Dona Josepha gives Carmen Teresa a blank notebook, and everyone suggests that she fill it with stories that the guests remember from childhood. So begins a unique collection of tales told by a charming cast of characters. In the end, Carmen Teresa decides to create a cookbook filled with the recipes for the dishes

En casa de Carmen Teresa se reunen muchos familiares de distintos paises de America Latina para celebrar el Ano Nuevo. Dona Josefa le regala a Carmen Teresa un cuaderno en blanco y todos le sugieren que lo utilice para escribir los recuerdos de infancia de los que estan ahi reunidos. Asi comienza una original recopilacion de historias a las que les acompanan las recetas de los platos favoritos de cada uno.

About the Author

Lulu Delacre was born to Argentinian parents and grew up in Puerto Rico. Her award-winning books for children include GOLDEN TALES: MYTHS, LEGENDS AND FOLKTALES FROM LATIN AMERICA; ARROZ CON LECHE: POPULAR SONGS AND RHYMES FROM LATIN AMERICA; and her Scholastic Pura Belpre Award Honor Book, THE BOSSY GALLITO (text by Lucia M. Gonzalez). You can visit her online at!

Praise For Cuentos con sazon

Booklist says of Golden Tales: "...Delacre weaves in contextual introductions and historical afterwords throughout. Her retellings are done in a clear and confident voice and are accompanied by her robust, colorful oil paintings." School Library Journal says of The Bossy Gallito: "...the text reads just as well in English as it does in Spanish....the mixed-media illustrations are intriguing...."