The Dog Who Loved Tortillas/ La perrita que amaba las tortillas: A Little Diego Book/ Un Libro De Dieguito (Hardcover)

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    The Dog Who Loved Tortillas/ La perrita que amaba las tortillas: A Little Diego Book/ Un Libro De Dieguito (Hardcover)
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    This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents. Like all kids, Little Diego and his big sister Gabriela argue over their new dog Sofie. She belongs to me, says Diego. No, she’s mine, says Gabriela. It’s only when Sofie gets r...

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    Benjamin Alire Saenz is a novelist, poet, essayist and writer of children's books. He has received the Wallace Stegner Fellowship, the Lannan Fellowship and an American Book Award. He teaches at the University of Texas at El Paso, and considers himself a fronterizo, a person of the border.

    This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents. Like all kids, Little Diego and his big sister Gabriela argue over their new dog Sofie. She belongs to me, says Diego. No, she’s mine, says Gabriela. It’s only when Sofie gets really sick that they find out who their tortilla-loving pup really belongs to. Once again, Benjamin Alire Saenz shows he understands the chemistry and dynamics of family, this time with a dog stirring up the recipe. The illustrations for The Dog Who Loved Tortillas are by Geronimo Garcia, who created the characters of Little Diego and Gabriela first introduced in Saenz’s early best-selling title A Gift from Papa Diego (sixty thousand copies in print).

    Benjamin Alire Saenz received three starred Publishers Weekly reviews in 2008—one for his young adult novel He Forgot to Say Goodbye (Simon & Schuster) and two for his illustrated book A Perfect Season for Dreaming (Cinco Puntos Press). Long at the forefront of the emerging Latino literature in the United States, he has received both the Wallace Stegner and Lannan fellowships, and he is a recipient of the American Book Award. His young adult novel Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood was named one of the Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults in 2005. Saenz lives in El Paso, Texas.

    Geronimo Garcia is a highly successful and internationally recognized graphic designer. He lives in El Paso, Texas.

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    ISBN 9781933693545
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 36
    Publisher Date 2009-08-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Cinco Puntos Pr
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 10.25 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Little Diego Book/ Un Libro De Dieguito
    Series Name A Little Diego Book
    Edition Detail Bilingual
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Saenz, Benjamin Alire

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