“Chase me! Chase me down the street! But this is one piggy you won’t get to eat!”
sings the little piggy cookie after he escapes from Marta’s bakery. Piggy runs through the neighborhood, escaping
from Marta, Lorenzo the mechanic, Mamá Nita and others. When Piggy gets to the corner and cannot
cross the street, he must decide if he can trust Rosa, a little girl on her way
This version of the gingerbread man set in a Latino barrio
delights readers with Piggy’s happy refrain.
Text is in both English and Spanish.
A recipe for piggy cookies is included.
Flor enjoyed her two-week trip to Mexico, though she’s glad to be back at school. But when she tries to pull her homework out of her backpack, she’s shocked to feel a cold hand clutching hers. Thinking that the pesky boys in her class are playing a trick on her, she turns around to look into her pack. She’s even more stunned when she sees two yellow eyes peeking out at her. -