Festival de Cometas

Leyla Torres, Author, Leyla Torres, Illustrator Farrar Straus Giroux $16 (32p) ISBN 978-0-374-32299-1
Available in separate English and Spanish editions, The Kite Festival/El festival de cometas by Leyla Torres (Saturday Sancocho) recounts a family's chance Sunday outing to a town celebrating its annual kite festival. Arriving in San Vicente without a kite, Fernando and his grandfather must improvise and use a collection of unusual items to make one themselves. Soft, full-bleed watercolors capture the family working together as well as the atmosphere of the festival.
Reviewed on: 05/01/2004
Release date: 05/01/2004
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