Mice and Beans

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Scholastic, Dec 20, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A delicious and funny Mexican feast!
Let the Scholastic bookself be your guide through the whole range of your child's experiences--laugh with them, learn with them, read with

Category: Family

Recipe for a Festive Story Time:
Mix 1 birthday party, 1 delicious Mexican meal, and lots of children, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, and surprise guests into a fun romp.
Add comic illustrations, jaunty rhythms, and playful refrains.
Spice with mystery, and stir everything into a book.
Serve aloud to large groups or small. Finally, store leftovers on a shelf in a child's bedroom, library, or classroom.

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User Review  - amartino1208 - LibraryThing

A little girl helps to prepare for her grandmother party, trying not to attract mice to the party. However the mice are planning a party of their own, and have ever intention to get anything they need ... Read full review

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User Review  - srogel1 - LibraryThing

I absolutely love this book! I actually used it as a read aloud for my placement in a 2nd grade classroom and the kids loved it! Within this book, there are a few Spanish words and phrases that are ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Pam Munoz Ryan is the recipient of the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award and the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for multicultural literature. She has written more than thirty books which have garnered, among countless accolades, the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Award, and the Schneider Family Award. Pam lives near San Diego. You can visit her at www.pammunozryan.com.

Mr Cepeda received his BFA in illustration from California State University, Long Beach in 1992 and also studied Engineering at Cornell University. He is the illustrator of awarding-winning picture books such as What a Truly Cool World and Nappy Hair.

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