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What Can You Do with a Rebozo?

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A cradle for baby, a superhero's cape, a warm blanket on a cool night-there are so many things you can do with a rebozo. Through the eyes of a young girl, readers are introduced to the traditional shawl found in many Mexican and Mexican-American households.

Lively rhyme and illustrations as brightly colored as the woven cloths themselves celebrate a warm cultural icon that, with a little imagination, can be used in many different ways.

Bilingual edition available Spring 2009. Reviews & AwardsPura Belpre Honor Book for Illustration: 2009Awarded by the American Library Association, the Pura Belpre honors Latino authors and illustrators whose work portrays, affirms and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in children's books.

 

 

Synopsis:

What can you use

to dress up,

play hide-and-seek,

carry baby brother,

and DANCE with?

A rebozo!

In a playful celebration of a vibrant culture, a young girl and her family show all the things they do in their daily lives with a rebozo, a traditional Mexican woven shawl. Lively prose and rich illustrations honor a warm and colorful cultural icon.

You can do almost anything with a rebozo--and a little imagination!

 

 

About the Author

CARMEN TAFOLLA is a poet whose stories for children and adults have appeared in more than two hundred poetry anthologies. She lives in a hundred-year-old house in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, children, mother, and many pets.

AMY C?ìRDOVA is a self-taught fine artist who lives in the mountains of northern New Mexico. She is the illustrator of Abuelita's Heart, among many other picture books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582462202
Author:
Tafolla, Carmen
Publisher:
Tricycle Press
Illustrator:
Cordova, Amy
Author:
Cordova, Amy
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Imagination & Play
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Hispanic/Latino
Subject:
Ethnic - Hispanic & Latino
Subject:
Children s-Imagination and Play
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
30
Dimensions:
10.80x9.30x.36 in. .85 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 30 pages Tricycle Press - English 9781582462202 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , What can you use

to dress up,

play hide-and-seek,

carry baby brother,

and DANCE with?

A rebozo!

In a playful celebration of a vibrant culture, a young girl and her family show all the things they do in their daily lives with a rebozo, a traditional Mexican woven shawl. Lively prose and rich illustrations honor a warm and colorful cultural icon.

You can do almost anything with a rebozo--and a little imagination!

 

 

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