5 Festive Titles to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

May 1, 2017


¡Fiesta! A Celebration of Latino Festivals

By Sherry Shahan 

Illustrated by Paula Barragán

978-0-874838-61-9 (Hardcover)


A colorful romp celebrating traditional festivals and holidays in Latino culture with a festival for each month of the year, written in both English and Spanish.










Holy Molé!

By Caroline McAlister

Illustrated by Stefan Czernecki

978-0-874837-75-9 (Hardcover)


Carlos is working in the kitchen of the Mexican monastery when the cook enters the room in a panic. The Spanish Viceroy is on his way for a surprise visit and will arrive by noon, expecting dinner. What will the brothers feed this important ambassador to the king?










Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes

By Sherry Shahan

Illustrated by Paula Barragán

978-0-874837-41-4 (Hardcover)
978-0-874838-15-2 (Paperback)


Colors explode off the page in this energetic, jazzy picture book introducing readers to colors in both English and Spanish. In a style brimming with rhythm and syncopation, author Sherry Shahan introduces nine colors by interweaving images and dance steps. 










Conejito: A Folktale from Panama

By Margaret Read MacDonald

Illustrated by Geraldo Valério

978-0-874837-79-7 (Hardcover)
978-1-939160-96-6 (Paperback)


In this action packed folktale from Panama, a clever little rabbit and his Tía Mónica find ways to outwit a fox, a tiger, and a lion, all of whom want to eat him for lunch.







Mexican-American Folktales

By John O. West
978-0-874830-59-0 (Paperback)


Mexican-American traditions are richly nourished by the folkways of three cultures: Indian, Spanish, and Mexican. This comprehensive look at the Mexican-American world includes a range of traditional proverbs, riddles, stories and folksongs.











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