Arturo and the Bienvenido Feast

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‘The interaction between Abue Rosa and her young grandson is comfortable and loving. . . Lewis' warm palette cocoons the characters in manifest familial love. . . Fans of uncomplicated, family centric stories won't be disappointed.” -Kirkus Arturo and his grandmother return in this charming bilingual sequel. Abue Rosa and Arturo are making a welcome dinner for Tia Ines’ new fiancé using plaintains, pollo, and pastel. With a bit of creativity, Arturo takes charge and creates a welcome feast like no other. Charming illustrations infused with the colors of the Southwest bring this touching story to life. A glossary at the end provides explanations and pronunciation for key words.
ISBN: 9781455622832
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Images: 31
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 8.5 (w) x 11 (h)
A writer and former United Methodist minister, Anne Broyles spent her first twenty-one years in Tucson, Arizona, before becoming a seasoned world traveler. Since then, she has trekked around the country and the world and has lived and studied in California, Peru, Mexico, and the UK. Broyles graduated from the University of Arizona with a BA in French and speech. After receiving her MDiv from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, she became a copastor for a United Methodist congregation in Malibu. Her writing career began when she was still a minister, as she wrote magazine articles and numerous books about Christian spirituality. Broyles retired from the ministry in 1999 in order to write full-time; she is the author of more than twenty titles. Broyles’ picture books have won such awards as a Teachers’ Choice Award and the International Latino Book Award and have gained recognition on the McNaughton List. She is a member of the New England chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. In her spare time, Broyles reads whatever she can get her hands on. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family.
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