'The interaction between Abue Rosa and her young grandson is comfortable and loving. . . Lewis' warm palette cocoons the characters in manifest familial love. . . Fans of uncomplicated, family centric stories won't be disappointed.
Arturo and his grandmother return in this charming bilingual sequel. Abue Rosa and Arturo are making a welcome dinner for Tia Ines' new fianc using plaintains, pollo, and pastel. With a bit of creativity, Arturo takes charge and creates a welcome feast like no other. Charming illustrations infused with the colors of the Southwest bring this touching story to life. A glossary at the end provides explanations and pronunciation for key words.