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The Runaway Piggy / El cochinito fugitivo by James Luna, Illustrated by Laura Lacamara

The Runaway Piggy / El cochinito fugitivo by James Luna, Illustrated by Laura Lacamara

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Published by Arte Público Press
In the classic tradition of THE GINGERBREAD MAN, James Luna's piggy cookie leaps off the baking tray at Martha's Panadería and takes the reader on a mad dash through the barrio, past Lorenzo's Auto Shop, Nita's Beauty Salon, Leti's Flower Shop, and Juana's Thrift Shop.

Children—and adults too—will delight in a clever piggy's escape in this entertaining retelling of a familiar story set in a colorful Latino neighborhood. A recipe to make Mexican gingerbread pig cookies in included in both English and Spanish.

For more information, visit our website at http://bit.ly/gcJOT2
In the classic tradition of THE GINGERBREAD MAN, James Luna's piggy cookie leaps off the baking tray at Martha's Panadería and takes the reader on a mad dash through the barrio, past Lorenzo's Auto Shop, Nita's Beauty Salon, Leti's Flower Shop, and Juana's Thrift Shop.

Children—and adults too—will delight in a clever piggy's escape in this entertaining retelling of a familiar story set in a colorful Latino neighborhood. A recipe to make Mexican gingerbread pig cookies in included in both English and Spanish.

For more information, visit our website at http://bit.ly/gcJOT2

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Published by: Arte Público Press on Sep 14, 2010
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Satisfy your literary sweet tooth with author James Luna's "Author of the Month" interview on KUHF Houston Public Radio http://bit.ly/dRYhdB
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See KIRKUS REVIEWS' fantastic remarks about Laura Lacámara's illustrations: "Deep opaque acrylic paintings of a colorful barrio and its residents in pursuit add the right amount of cultural flavor to this vivid Latino retelling."
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Illustrated by Laura Lacámara http://www.lauralacamara.com/children... Go!
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