‘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.”
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.
About the Author
Anne Broyles is a writer and United Methodist minister who also contributes to both Pockets magazine and Merrimack Valley Magazine. Her picture books have won such awards as a Teachers’ Choice Award and recognition on the McNaughton List. A graduate of the University of Arizona with a BA in French and speech and a minor in drama, Broyles is also a member of the New England chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
About the Illustrator
KE Lewis is the resident cartoonist for Cobblestone
magazine and an animator for Dig It!,
an education program out of Seattle, Washington. She has illustrated several books and is well regarded for her skills as an animation artist and graphic designer. A member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Puget Sound Beekeepers Association, she has previously served as an interpreter for Siberian shamans visiting Russia and written for children’s radio. Lewis lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband, son, two cats, four chickens, and forty thousand honeybees.
ARTURO AND THE BIENVENIDO FEAST
Written by Anne Broyles
Illustrated by KE Lewis
JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational
32 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
31 color illus.
Ages 5-8 Grades K-3
ISBN: 9781455622832 Hardcover