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.
Fiesta Babies go out on the town—right-side up and upside down!
Fiesta Babies march on parade wearing coronas Mamá has made.
Fiesta Babies dip right in—salsa out and salsa in!
Excerpted from Fiesta Babies by Carmen Tafolla. Copyright © 2010 by Carmen Tafolla. Excerpted by permission of Tricycle Press, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
About Carmen Tafolla
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.
About Amy Cordova
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.
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."
HONOR Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor
HONOR AmÃ©ricas Award for ChildrenÂ’s and Young Adult Literature
WINNER ALA Notable Children's Book
WINNER Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices