by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, John Parra

Green is a chile pepper, spicy and hot.
Green is cilantro inside our pot.

In this lively picture book, children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich, boisterous illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, and an informative glossary, this playful concept book will reinforce the colors found in every child's day!

Pura Belpré Award, Illustrator Honor
Latino Book Award, Winner

Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors

$16.99 Regular Price
$14.99Sale Price
  • About The Author Roseanne Thong was born in Southern California, but has lived in Asia for more than 15 years. In addition to being one of Hong Kong's leading resident authors of children's books, she has worked as a journalist and teacher, and currently teaches English at Hong Kong University's School of Continuing and Professional Education. She previously taught elementary, secondary and university students in California, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam. ISBN-13: 9781452102030 Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC Publication date: 02/18/2014 Pages: 40 Age Range: 3 - 5 Years - Juvenile Fiction | Concepts | Colors - People & Places | United States - Hispanic & Latino - Colors -Hispanic American children - Stories in rhyme