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Iguana is planning a fiesta, but her lazy trio of friends loses out in this clever update of the story of the Little Red Hen, with a Mexican twist. A glossary of Spanish words is included.
"An excellent chance for young readers to practice using context clues and to learn some Spanish vocabulary."—
"The lively, entertaining text will hold the attention of young readers. The illustrations are equally appealing, giving choice expressions to Iguana as well as the lazy animals."—
The Horn Book
"Vibrant cartoon illustrations in watercolors and gouache propel the text, clearly revealing Iguana's joys, anger, and frustration. . . . A first choice"—
School Library Journal
A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
About the Author
Ann Whitford Paul was a social worker before becoming a writer. Kirkus Reviews called her text for Mañana Iguana "clever" and said it is "an excellent chance for young readers ... to learn some Spanish vocabulary." Ann Whitford Paul writes poetry, picture books, and easy readers for children. Some of the picture books she wrote are "The Seasons Sewn: A Year in Patchwork," "All by Herself," and "Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet." She lives in southern California.
Ethan Long created the animated cartoon Tasty Time with Ze Fronk. He is a Geisel Award winner and creator of The Croaky Pokey, the Wing Wing Brothers books and other hilarious works. He lives with his family in Florida.