cover image Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems

Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems

Francisco X. Alarcon, Author, Maya Christina Gonzalez, Ill, Illustrator Children's Book Press (CA) $16.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-89239-168-4

Francisco X. Alarcbon celebrates a San Francisco winter in Iguanas in the Snow: And Other Winter Poems/ Iguanas en la nieve: y otros poemas de invierno. The title poem describes a family delighted ""to see snow/ for the first time/ on the Sierra Nevada/ all dressed in white/ like a bride."" Illustrator Maya Christina Gonzalez captures the vibrant colors of the city and its people; English and Spanish verses sit side by side. (Aug.)