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.)
Reviewed on: 08/01/2001
Release date: 08/01/2001
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