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Moon Over the Mountain

Keith Polette (author), Michael Kress Russik (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671855

A fun-filled retelling of a traditional Asian tale in which a discontented stonecutter is never satisfied with each wish that is granted him. In this variation, a vivid Southwestern landscape helps set the story. We meet Agipito who, like his Asian counterpart, is a poor stonecutter. Time after time, Agipito's wishes are granted, but, each time, he finds something wrong with the wish he is given. Finally, when Agipito wishes to become coyote--a favorite trickster character in many folktales--he finally is happy and disappears into the desert. Agipito learns, humorously, that what you wish for may not always be what would be best for you.

Moon Over the Mountain / Luna sobre la montaña

Keith Polette (author), Michael Kress Russik (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671862

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Moon Over the Mountain. 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. A fun-filled retelling of a traditional Asian tale in which a discontented stonecutter is never satisfied with each wish that is granted him. In this variation, a vivid Southwestern landscape helps set the story. We meet Agipito who, like his Asian counterpart, is a poor stonecutter. Time after time, Agipito's wishes are granted, but, each time, he finds something wrong with the wish he is given. Finally, when Agipito wishes to become coyote--a favorite trickster character in many folktales--he finally is happy and disappears into the desert. Agipito learns, humorously, that what you wish for may not always be what would be best for you.

Vegetable Dreams

Dawn Jeffers (author), Claude Schneider (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671954

Young Erin has a dream. She must create a garden. Her vegetable garden becomes the unlikely place where friendship, belief in one's dreams, and much more than vegetables grow. Determined to make the garden a reality that will give pleasure not only to herself but to other people as well, Erin learns many lessons in the process. An old-fashioned story of a multi-generation friendship and the importance of sharing and nurturing dreams. This is truly a gentle, moving story.

Vegetable Dreams / Huerto soñado

Dawn Jeffers (author), Claude Schneider (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671961

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Vegetable Dreams. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Young Erin has a dream. She must create a garden. Her vegetable garden becomes the unlikely place where friendship, belief in one's dreams, and much more than vegetables grow. Determined to make the garden a reality that will give pleasure not only to herself but to other people as well, Erin learns many lessons in the process. An old-fashioned story of a multi-generation friendship and the importance of sharing and nurturing dreams. This is truly a gentle, moving story.

Huerto soñado

Dawn Jeffers (author), Claude Schneider (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671978

This is the Spanish only version of Vegetable Dreams. Young Erin has a dream. She must create a garden. Her vegetable garden becomes the unlikely place where friendship, belief in one's dreams, and much more than vegetables grow. Determined to make the garden a reality that will give pleasure not only to herself but to other people as well, Erin learns many lessons in the process. An old-fashioned story of a multi-generation friendship and the importance of sharing and nurturing dreams. This is truly a gentle, moving story.

Tito, the Firefighter / Tito, el bombero

Tim Hoppey (author), Kimberly Hoffman (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671985

This bilingual (English/Spanish) text has Spanish sprinkled in and, as each word is introduced, it is used from there through to the end of the book. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Richie, a New York City firefighter or bombero, only speaks inglés, but he answers all calls for help. In any language, a good deed is still a good deed. When Tito grows up, he wants to be a bombero. He speaks both inglés and español. But he never dreamed his bilingual skill might actually help Richie and the other bomberos save the day!

Runaway Radish

Janice Levy (author), Sydney Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671992

It's the Night of the Radishes and Don Pedro wants to carve the best radish sculpture in town. But one radish won't cooperate. It bounces away, looking for action! So begins a raucous romp as everyone in town gets involved in the chasing of the radish. Written in a style reminiscent of "The Gingerbread Man," one antic builds on another until finally the rascally radish is subdued. The Night of the Radishes is an annual festival held on the evening of December 23rd in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Runaway Radish / El rábano que escapó

Janice Levy (author), Sydney Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672005

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Runaway Radish. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. It's the Night of the Radishes and Don Pedro wants to carve the best radish sculpture in town. But one radish won't cooperate. It bounces away, looking for action! So begins a raucous romp as everyone in town gets involved in the chasing of the radish. Written in a style reminiscent of "The Gingerbread Man," one antic builds on another until finally the rascally radish is subdued. The Night of the Radishes is an annual festival held on the evening of December 23rd in Oaxaca, Mexico.

El rábano que escapó

Janice Levy (author), Sydney Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672012

This is the Spanish only version of Runaway Radish. It's the Night of the Radishes and Don Pedro wants to carve the best radish sculpture in town. But one radish won't cooperate. It bounces away, looking for action! So begins a raucous romp as everyone in town gets involved in the chasing of the radish. Written in a style reminiscent of "The Gingerbread Man," one antic builds on another until finally the rascally radish is subdued. The Night of the Radishes is an annual festival held on the evening of December 23rd in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Soap, Soap, Soap / Jabón, Jabón, Jabón

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

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671374

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Soap, Soap, Soap. 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. Hugo's mama sends him to the store to buy soap. Of course, Hugo takes the long way there which gets him into loads of trouble and plenty of mud. With all of his adventures, he keeps forgetting what he's supposed to buy at the store. But through each mishap he's somehow reminded that he needs soap, soap, soap-jabón, jabón, jabón! Hugo ends up a muddy mess, but he finally prevails. He buys the soap and returns home only to discover that his mama plans to use the soap on him! This story takes the classic "Appalachian Jack" tale and gives it a modern twist...

Soap, Soap, Soap

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

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671381

Hugo's mamá sends him to the store to buy soap. Of course, Hugo takes the long way there which gets him into loads of trouble and plenty of mud. With all of his adventures, he keeps forgetting what he's supposed to buy at the store. But through each mishap he's somehow reminded that he needs soap, soap, soap-jabón, jabón, jabón! Hugo ends up a muddy mess, but he finally prevails. He buys the soap and returns home only to discover that his mamá plans to use the soap on him! This story takes the classic "Appalachian Jack" tale and gives it a modern twist...

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

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.

Paco and the Giant Chili Plant

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

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671404

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.

Paco y la planta chili gigante

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

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671411

This is the Spanish only version of Paco and the Giant Chili Plant. 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.

The Best Mariachi in the World / El mejor mariachi del mundo

J. D. Smith (author), Dani Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671428

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of The Best Mariachi in the World. The Spanish words for musical concepts are 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. Everyone in Gustavo's family is in a mariachi band. Everyone except Gustavo, that is. They all play violíns, trumpets and guitars. They all make wonderful music in restaurants and at wedding parties. Gustavo would love to join the band, but he can't play any of the instruments. What's a wannabe marichi to do? Follow Gustavo as he finds his place in the family mariachi band.

The Best Mariachi in the World

J. D. Smith (author), Dani Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671435

Everyone in Gustavo's family is in a mariachi band. Everyone except Gustavo, that is. They all play violíns, trumpets and guitars. They all make wonderful music in restaurants and at wedding parties. Gustavo would love to join the band, but he can't play any of the instruments. What's a wannabe marichi to do? Follow Gustavo as he finds his place in the family mariachi band.

El mejor mariachi del mundo

J. D. Smith (author), Dani Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671442

This is the Spanish only version of The Best Mariachi in the World. Everyone in Gustavo's family is in a mariachi band. Everyone except Gustavo, that is. They all play violíns, trumpets and guitars. They all make wonderful music in restaurants and at wedding parties. Gustavo would love to join the band, but he can't play any of the instruments. What's a wannabe marichi to do? Follow Gustavo as he finds his place in the family mariachi band.

Mr. Biggs in the City / El Sr. Grande en la ciudad

Kevin Bloomfield (author), Kevin Bloomfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671459

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Mr. Biggs in the City. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Mr. Biggs is a very curious Sasquatch who has huge feet and an even bigger heart. One day, when he climbs to the tippy top of the tallest tree in all of the forest, he spots a city. He has never seen a city before but it looks like so much fun, so he sets off to discover all of the curious adventures the city has to offer. Come along with Mr. Biggs on his journey as he tries to shred on a skateboard, jam in a rock band, twirl in a ballet tutu and much, much more. Will the giant Mr. Biggs find out he fits in the city...or is he just too big? One thing is for sure...he'll have tons of fun along the way!Mr. Biggs in the City is a hilarious and heart-warming story for both the young and young-at-heart, with vividly wacky illustrations that will make you laugh out loud with every turn of the page.

Mr. Biggs in the City

Kevin Bloomfield (author), Kevin Bloomfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671466

Mr. Biggs is a very curious Sasquatch who has huge feet and an even bigger heart. One day, when he climbs to the tippy top of the tallest tree in all of the forest, he spots a city. He has never seen a city before but it looks like so much fun, so he sets off to discover all of the curious adventures the city has to offer. Come along with Mr. Biggs on his journey as he tries to shred on a skateboard, jam in a rock band, twirl in a ballet tutu and much, much more. Will the giant Mr. Biggs find out he fits in the city...or is he just too big? One thing is for sure...he'll have tons of fun along the way! Mr. Biggs in the City is a hilarious and heart-warming story for both the young and young-at-heart, with vividly wacky illustrations that will make you laugh out loud with every turn of the page.

El Sr. Grande en la ciudad

Kevin Bloomfield (author), Kevin Bloomfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671473

This is the Spanish only version of Mr. Biggs in the City. Mr. Biggs is a very curious Sasquatch who has huge feet and an even bigger heart. One day, when he climbs to the tippy top of the tallest tree in all of the forest, he spots a city. He has never seen a city before but it looks like so much fun, so he sets off to discover all of the curious adventures the city has to offer. Come along with Mr. Biggs on his journey as he tries to shred on a skateboard, jam in a rock band, twirl in a ballet tutu and much, much more. Will the giant Mr. Biggs find out he fits in the city...or is he just too big? One thing is for sure...he'll have tons of fun along the way!Mr. Biggs in the City is a hilarious and heart-warming story for both the young and young-at-heart, with vividly wacky illustrations that will make you laugh out loud with every turn of the page.

Mr. Biggs at the Circus / El Sr. Grande en el circo

Kevin Bloomfield (author), Kevin Bloomfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671480

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Mr. Biggs at the Circus. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Mr. Biggs is a very curious Sasquatch who has huge feet and an even bigger heart. One day, as he hikes next to a creek, he finds a bright and colorful circus poster. He has never been to the circus before and it looks like fun. He sets off to discover all of the exiting adventures the circus has to offer. Come along with Mr. Biggs on his journey as he flips on the trapeze, dances with huge bear, stomps with elephants and much, much more. Will the giant Mr. Biggs find out he fits in a circus...or is he just too big? One thing is for sure... he'll have tons of fun along the way! Mr. Biggs at the Circus is a hilarious and heart-warming story for both the young and young-at-heart, with vividly wacky illustrations which will make you laugh out loud with every turn of the page.

Mr. Biggs at the Circus

Kevin Bloomfield (author), Kevin Bloomfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671497

Mr. Biggs is a very curious Sasquatch who has huge feet and an even bigger heart. One day, as he hikes next to a creek, he finds a bright and colorful circus poster. He has never been to the circus before and it looks like fun. He sets off to discover all of the exiting adventures the circus has to offer. Come along with Mr. Biggs on his journey as he flips on the trapeze, dances with huge bear, stomps with elephants and much, much more. Will the giant Mr. Biggs find out he fits in a circus...or is he just too big? One thing is for sure... he'll have tons of fun along the way! Mr. Biggs at the Circus is a hilarious and heart-warming story for both the young and young-at-heart, with vividly wacky illustrations which will make you laugh out loud with every turn of the page.

El Sr. Grande en el circo

Kevin Bloomfield (author), Kevin Bloomfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671503

This is the Spanish only version of Mr. Biggs at the Circus. Mr. Biggs is a very curious Sasquatch who has huge feet and an even bigger heart. One day, as he hikes next to a creek, he finds a bright and colorful circus poster. He has never been to the circus before and it looks like fun. He sets off to discover all of the exiting adventures the circus has to offer. Come along with Mr. Biggs on his journey as he flips on the trapeze, dances with huge bear, stomps with elephants and much, much more. Will the giant Mr. Biggs find out he fits in a circus...or is he just too big? One thing is for sure... he'll have tons of fun along the way! Mr. Biggs at the Circus is a hilarious and heart-warming story for both the young and young-at-heart, with vividly wacky illustrations which will make you laugh out loud with every turn of the page.