Tia's Tamales by Ana Baca
  

Synopsis

Tia's Tamales by Ana Baca

Ana Baca's bilingual tale of how two children from different generations learn to make their family recipe for tamales will delight readers of her earlier picture books that combine folklore and traditional cuisine.

As Abuela tells it, when Tia showed up unexpectedly at Diego's home, the pantry was almost bare, with only a few dried squash, two pumpkins, three onions, a bundle of dried corn, and one red chile ristra on the shelves. Diego didn't think they'd be able to do much with such meager ingredients, but by the end of the afternoon, Tia had taught him that with laughter and a little embellishment, a delicious meal can be made from almost nothing.

Winner of the 2011 New Mexico Book Award

About the Author

Noel Chilton is an artist who illustrated Pop Flops Great Balloon Ride (Museum of New Mexico Press). She lives in Albuquerque.Ana Baca, a resident of Albuquerque, is the author of a novel, Mama Fela's Girls (UNM Press), and three earlier children's books, most recently Benito's Sopaipillas.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Ana Baca
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Publisher

University of New Mexico Press

Publication date

30th November 2012

ISBN

9780826350275


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