Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding

Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

Written by: Argueta, Jorge
Illustrated by: Vilela, Fernando
Translated by: Amado, Elisa
ages 4 to 7 / grades P to 2

The second title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrates the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

Now available in paperback, Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding is the second title of Jorge Argueta’s popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

From sprinkling the rice into the pot, to adding a waterfall of milk, cinnamon sticks, salt stars and sugar snow, Jorge Argueta’s recipe is not only easy to follow, it is a poetic experience. The lively illustrations by Fernando Vilela feature an enthusiastic young cook who finds no end of joy in making and then slurping up the rice pudding with his family.

As in all the titles in this series, Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding conveys the pleasure of making something delicious to eat for people you really love. A great book for families to enjoy together.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.2
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

The second title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrates the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

Now available in paperback, Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding is the second title of Jorge Argueta’s popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

From sprinkling the rice into the pot, to adding a waterfall of milk, cinnamon sticks, salt stars and sugar snow, Jorge Argueta’s recipe is not only easy to follow, it is a poetic experience. The lively illustrations by Fernando Vilela feature an enthusiastic young cook who finds no end of joy in making and then slurping up the rice pudding with his family.

As in all the titles in this series, Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding conveys the pleasure of making something delicious to eat for people you really love. A great book for families to enjoy together.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.2
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

Published By Groundwood Books Ltd - Mar 1, 2016
Specifications 32 pages | 7.25 in x 10.5 in
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Teacher's Guide
Audience ages 4 to 7 / grades P to 2
Reading Levels Lexile AD510L
Key Text Features procedural text; recipe