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Green is a Chile Pepper

A Southwestern book of colors, Green is a Chile Pepper uses an Hispanic theme to teach the colors. Children will learn their colors in Spanish and English as well as other Spanish words in this mostly English text by Roseanne Greenfield Thong. 76 more words

Chronicle Books

Book review: Green Is a Chile Pepper, by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, illustrated by John Parra

Thong, Roseanne Greenfield. Illustrated by John Parra. Green Is a Chile Pepper. Includes glossary. Chronicle Books, 2014. 978-1-4521-0203-0. 3-5 yrs. 40 pgs. P.8, Q. 9. 101 more words

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Books in Unexpected Places

In a delightful post at BookRiot.com, blogger David Attig offers some of his research on bookmobiles and libraries in out-of-the-way places.

In one example, he writes about “a delightful twist on the Pack Horse Library. 184 more words

In the Studio with Illustrator John Parra

by Lila Quintero Weaver


Magic flows from the paintbrushes of John Parra, the award-winning illustrator of a growing number of Latino-themed picture books and other illustration work. 1,712 more words

Latin@ Literature

¡Mira, Look!: Round is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes

The winter holidays are approaching which for many of us means impending celebrations that revolve around…food! That is why this week, in light of Thanksgiving, I present a review of… 535 more words

Mira Look

Illustrator Interview: John Parra

To celebrate my interview with illustrator John Parra I’m giving away a signed copy of his newest book, GREEN IS A CHILE PEPPER. I am such a sucker for color concept books and this one is MAGIC! 1,355 more words

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