Phiona is a young girl of quiet charm and determination. A slum girl in Uganda, she sells her maize on the street every day to help her family. It’s a tough job that requires some aggressive sales tactics, and agility to maneuver around the cars filled with potential customers. Her brother Brian is more adept at this, singing and dancing his way through the day, and selling every piece of Read more...
Posted by Christine M. on April 20, 2017
Señor Calavera is a skeleton who has come to take Grandma Beetle away. Grandma Beetle is clever and has Señor Calavera wait just one more minute, but how long will Grandma Beetle be able to keep Señor Calavera waiting? The illustrations are bold and bright, they reflect Mexican culture, and show Grandma Beetle’s clever plan to elude Señor Calavera. This trickster tale would be a fun addition to storytime.
Posted by Elizabeth M. on April 20, 2017