The Dog Who Loved Tortillas / La perrita que le encantaban las tortillas (A Little Diego Book) (English and Spanish Edition)

  • Title: The Dog Who Loved Tortillas / La perrita que le encantaban las tortillas (A Little Diego Book) (English and Spanish Edition)
  • Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Geronimo Garcia
  • ISBN: 9781933693545
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Dog Who Loved Tortillas La perrita que le encantaban las tortillas A Little Diego Book English and Spanish Edition This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents Like all kids Little Diego and his big sister Gabriela argue over their new dog Sofie She belongs to me says Diego No she s mine s
    This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents Like all kids, Little Diego and his big sister Gabriela argue over their new dog Sofie She belongs to me, says Diego No, she s mine, says Gabriela It s only when Sofie gets really sick that they find out who their tortilla loving pup really belongs to Once again, Benjamin Alire S enz shows he understandThis is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents Like all kids, Little Diego and his big sister Gabriela argue over their new dog Sofie She belongs to me, says Diego No, she s mine, says Gabriela It s only when Sofie gets really sick that they find out who their tortilla loving pup really belongs to Once again, Benjamin Alire S enz shows he understands the chemistry and dynamics of family, this time with a dog stirring up the recipe The illustrations for The Dog Who Loved Tortillas are by Geronimo Garcia, who created the characters of Little Diego and Gabriela first introduced in S enz s early best selling title A Gift from Pap Diego sixty thousand copies in print.Benjamin Alire S enz received three starred Publishers Weekly reviews in 2008 one for his young adult novel He Forgot to Say Goodbye Simon Schuster and two for his illustrated book A Perfect Season for Dreaming Cinco Puntos Press Long at the forefront of the emerging Latino literature in the United States, he has received both the Wallace Stegner and Lannan fellowships, and he is a recipient of the American Book Award His young adult novel Sammy Juliana in Hollywood was named one of the Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults in 2005 Saenz lives in El Paso, Texas.Geronimo Garcia is a highly successful and internationally recognized graphic designer He lives in El Paso, Texas.

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    About Benjamin Alire Sáenz Geronimo Garcia


    1. Benjamin Alire S enz born 16 August 1954 is an award winning American poet, novelist and writer of children s books.He was born at Old Picacho, New Mexico, the fourth of seven children, and was raised on a small farm near Mesilla, New Mexico He graduated from Las Cruces High School in 1972 That fall, he entered St Thomas Seminary in Denver, Colorado where he received a B.A degree in Humanities and Philosophy in 1977 He studied Theology at the University of Louvain in Leuven, Belgium from 1977 to 1981 He was a priest for a few years in El Paso, Texas before leaving the order.In 1985, he returned to school, and studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Texas at El Paso where he earned an M.A degree in Creative Writing He then spent a year at the University of Iowa as a PhD student in American Literature A year later, he was awarded a Wallace E Stegner fellowship While at Stanford University under the guidance of Denise Levertov, he completed his first book of poems, Calendar of Dust, which won an American Book Award in 1992 He entered the Ph.D program at Stanford and continued his studies for two years Before completing his Ph.D he moved back to the border and began teaching at the University of Texas at El Paso in the bilingual MFA program.His first novel, Carry Me Like Water was a saga that brought together the Victorian novel and the Latin American tradition of magic realism and received much critical attention.In The Book of What Remains Copper Canyon Press, 2010 , his fifth book of poems, he writes to the core truth of life s ever shifting memories Set along the Mexican border, the contrast between the desert s austere beauty and the brutality of border politics mirrors humanity s capacity for both generosity and cruelty.In 2005, he curated a show of photographs by Julian Cardona.He continues to teach in the Creative Writing Department at the University of Texas at El Paso.


    180 Comments


    1. I really enjoyed reading this book. I really liked the story and I enjoyed that it was in a different language.

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    2. Yeah. I like bilingual books, and the sort of suspense/heart with the dog's sickness were effective, but it just annoys me so much when kids in books or movies are annoying brats.The art is cool, since it's claymation, but it seemed amateurish. There's one page where the dog's eyes are super creepy. Pass.

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    3. Lively clay illustrations by Geronimo García, together with fast-moving, funny, and insightful dialogue by Benjamin Alire Sáenz make this picture book, the second in the Little Diego series, a rewarding family romp. The newest addition to the Dominguez family, canine Sofie, has trouble minding her manners until it is discovered she’ll do anything for a piece of tortilla! Great storytelling, sensitive art direction, and an earthy Southwestern palette make the most of García’s smart, surpri [...]

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    4. This is a sweet story about a family who adopts a dog. The children often fight over her, but come together when the dog falls ill. The book is written in both Spanish and English, but we only read the English side. Our girls really enjoyed the story and were caught up in the suspense of whether or not little Sofie would get well. The illustrations are interesting, although I'm not a big fan of the clay figures.

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    5. A charming little bilingual book with full text in both English and Spanish, by a native New Mexico author. Great illustrations made with painted clay figures add a lot of visual texture to the story about a brother and sister who are competing for the attentions of the family's new puppy until the puppy gets sick. Then the two siblings come together to nurse their pet back to health. They know she's better when she starts stealing Mama's fresh tortillas.

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    6. Written in both English and Spanish this story will appeal to bi-lingual readers. Who knew a dog could love tortillas so much? Having a granddog who loves tortillas, and catches them in mid-air, made this story appealing. The siblings, a brother and sister, learn to share in not only the care, but also the worry about their new pet.

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    7. Didn't finish. Creepy illustrations.

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    8. This is a fun little book, in both English and Spanish, that shows the importance of sharing, caring and responsibility. The claymation like illustrations are interesting.

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    9. A quite lovely and sweet children's book by Saenz. I loved this one!

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    10. Written in both English and Spanish. Interesting concept for a book to have the story told in both languages.

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    11. Loved the clay illustrations with this book, and while I'm not bilingual, I certainly appreciated the book for that purpose. While some pages seemed to stretch a bit longer than probably necessary, this book is an entertaining, and different, read for pre-K students and Kindergarteners!

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