May Your Life Be Deliciosa
May Your Life Be Deliciosa
May Your Life Be Deliciosa
May Your Life Be Deliciosa
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May Your Life Be Deliciosa

Michael Genhart and Illustrator Loris Lora

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A delicious and fortifying picture book inspired by the author’s family, featuring the Mexican tradition of holiday tamale-making

“What is the recipe?” I ask. Abuela laughs. “It is in my heart, Rosie. I use mis ojos, my eyes, to measure. Mis manos, my hands, to feel. Mi boca, my mouth, to taste. My abuela gave it to me, and I am giving it to you.” Each year on Christmas Eve, Rosie’s abuela, mamá, tía, sister, and cousins all gather together in Abuela’s kitchen to make tamales — cleaning corn husks, chopping onions and garlic, roasting chilis, kneading cornmeal dough, seasoning the filling, and folding it all — and tell stories. Rosie learns from her abuela not only how to make a delicious tamale, but how to make a delicious life, one filled with love, plenty of spice, and family.

Dimensions: 11.5" x 9", 40 pages

 

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