Yum! ¡Mmmm! ¡Qué Rico! Americas' Sproutings

By The Center for Children's Literature

Avid readers of Pat Mora’s more than 25 books for children will find this a useful addition to library or classroom collections.

Mexican muralist Rafael López splashes the page openings with vibrant color and flat shapes full of interesting textures; his layering of colors results in a dense richness of surface that delights the eye. He continues a line of visual imagery begun in the early 20th century by Mexican muralists Rivera, Orozco, and Siqueiros. Their visual language is brought successfully into our time in these energetic images… What a richness of possibilities for teachers or librarians