Nana's Big Surprise: Nana, ŒçQuí© Sorpresa!
Amanda Irma Píerez (A) Maya Christina Gonzalez (ILT)
List Price: $8.95 (Paperback - Bi-Lingual / Family / Grief Loss / Memory - 2013)
Description: Nana's move from Mexico should be a joyous occasion. But this summer Nana is coming to California because Tata, beloved husband and abuelo, has died. Amada and her five brothers hope to cheer her up with a surprise coop full of fluffy yellow chicks, just like the ones Nana raised with Tata in Mexico. But no matter how hard everyone tries to make Nana feel better, it seems like nothing can bring a smile to her face. That is, until one day the chicks reveal a surprise of their own.Award-winning author Amada Irma Píerez gently explores universal themes of family, love, loss, and memory in this third collaboration with artist Maya Christina Gonzalez, whose bold and beautiful collage paintings leap from the page. Nana's Big Surprise offers comfort, feathers, and even laughter to readers of all ages. (32 pgs) Ages 4 -12
Ashay says, "I read this book and I really enjoyed the characters and story. It is based on the authors childhood memories of her own Nana, Nice art by too, by Maya Gonzalez. Buy it today for the classroom and library!"
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1 x 9.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces