Paco and the Giant Chili Plant / Paco y la planta chili gigante

Paco and the Giant Chili Plant / Paco y la planta chili gigante

Keith Polette (author), Elizabeth O. Dulemba (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671398

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This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Paco and the Giant Chili Plant. The Spanish is sprinkled in and as each word is introduced, it is used from there thru to the end of the book. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Paco and the Giant Chile Plant is a picture book with all the fun of a fairy tale twisted into a humorous variation. Based on the classic "Jack and the Bean Stalk" fairy tale, Polette uses the desert Southwest as an unexpected setting. Filled with prickly pears and such, our story moves from the sandy earth into a cloudy domain where anything is possible. A place where giants may bellow: "FEE, FI, FO, FUM, I SMELL THE BLOOD OF A HUMAN ONE. BE HE THIN OR BE HE FAT, FOR MY TORTILLA, I'LL GRIND HIM FLAT!" We might even solve the age old question of what happened to Jack's (Opps! Paco's) long lost Pappa.

Reading Level
Lexile
375L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
K
ATOS
2.7
DRA
20
Categories
Genre
Fairy Tales & Fantasy Family People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
2nd Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US) Spanish
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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