Saturday Sancocho

Saturday Sancocho
Leyla Torres
NZ$ 19.99
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NZ$ 14.99
h267 x 241mm - 32pg
5 Apr 2022 US
International import eta 7-19 days
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Back in paperback after twenty years, Saturday Sancocho features cooking, Latinx family traditions, and creativity. Leyla Torres' classic #OwnVoices picture book is perfect for every home. Every Saturday, Maria Lili looks forward to making chicken sancocho with her grandparents, Mama Ana and Papa Angelino. But one Saturday they discover that there is nothing in the house except eggs, and Maria Lili wonders how they will ever be able to have their favorite meal. Mama Ana has a plan, though, and taking the eggs with her, she invites Maria Lili to come to the market. Somehow, Mama Ana has a way to make chicken sancocho with eggs alone, and Maria Lili can' t wait to find out how!Bold, cheerful watercolors evoke the busy atmosphere of the village markets of Central and South America in this beloved tale of weekend traditions. A recipe for chicken sancocho from the author' s family is also included.
"Answers the call for good literature depicting the Latino culture. " --Booklist Sunny, warm watercolor illustrations enhance the engaging text, beautifully capturing what could be any small Andean town in Colombia. . . Family ties, cultural traditions, and a can-do spirit cooked into one sweet story. --Kirkus Reviews
Leyla Torres is the author and illustrator of several books for children, including Saturday Sancocho, Subway Sparrow, and The Kite Festival. She holds a masters in fine arts and education. Leyla grew up in Bogota, Colombia, but now spends her time between New York City and Vermont, with her husband and their cat, Coco. leylatorres. com

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