Humor, wit, and all-in-all fun abound in this twist on The Little Red Hen story when Burro seeks out his friends the bobcat, coyote, and jackrabbit to help him make tortillas. Expect this book to fly off the shelves in classrooms and libraries. --Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
What a delightful way to learn aspects of another culture and language. A delightful, must have book for home and school libraries. --Children's Book Reviews
I always learn many things when reading Sylvan Dell books, and this one was no exception. It is sprinkled with Spanish words, and there is a Spanish/English vocabulary section in the back of the book. --Book Talk
About the Author
Terri Fields has written seventeen books which have garnered a number of awards including the Maud Hart Lovelace Award for Middle Grades Fiction and the Georgia Children s Choice Award. Her books were named to the Recommended Reading List for Chicago Public School, the TAYSHAS (Texas) Reading List, the Southwest Books of the Year List, and as one of the 100 Top Kid Picks in Children s Books in Arizona. A long time desert-dweller, Ms Fields has enjoyed sharing her books with children all over the world. In addition to writing, Ms. Fields is also a educator who has been named Arizona Teacher of the Year, ING Education Innovator for Arizona, and been selected as one of the twenty teachers on the All-USA Teacher Team of the nation s top educators. Her high-school English students have won local, regional and/or national creative writing awards for thirty-four consecutive years. Ms. Fields sees the world around her in terms of the wonderful stories it reveals.