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Round Is a Tortilla

Written by Roseanne Greenfield Thong & illustrated by John Parra
Published by Chronicle Books
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Mar 19, 2013
Publication Date
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Pages
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What's This Book About

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In this lively picture book, children discover a world of shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stone metates, triangles are slices of watermelon and quesadillas. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich, boisterous illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, and an informative glossary, this playful concept book will reinforce the shapes found in every child’s day!

What Kind of Book is Round Is a Tortilla

Themes:
shapes
spanish
Mexico
food
Genres:
fiction
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming

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John Parra is an award winning illustrator of many books for young readers, including Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos by Monica Brown, named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book, and Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner, which won the SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Illustration. His other awards include the ALA Pura Belpré Honors, and the Christopher’s Award. Additionally his books have appeared on Bank Street’s and Smithsonian Magazine’s: Best Children’s Books of the Year lists. In 2015 John was invited by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to present a special event about his work and career in art and illustration. Today his work can be seen at the U.S. Post Office on six new Forever Stamps titled: Delicioso, with art images celebrating Latino food cuisine. John’s most recent book, Hey Wall: A Story of Art and Community, with author Susan Verde, was released this past Fall 2018.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781452106168
Publication Date:
March 19, 2013
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2012013341
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1452106169
ATOS® Book Level:
2.1
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
158469
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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