Notable Children's Book, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
Am ricas Book Award, Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs
Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education
A collection of haiku focusing on fourteen foods native to the Americas, celebrating the fun of the foods as well as their origins.
Smear nutty butter,
then jelly. Gooey party,
my sandwich and me.
Peanuts, blueberries, corn, potatoes, tomatoes, and more -- here is a luscious collection of haiku celebrating foods native to the Americas. Brimming with imagination and fun, these poems capture the tasty essence of foods that have delighted, united, and enriched our lives for centuries. Exuberant illustrations bring to life the delicious spirit of the haiku, making Yum Mmmm Qu rico an eye-popping, mouth-watering treat. Open it and dig in