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Isabel and the Hungry Coyote

Isabel and the Hungry Coyote
Isabel and the Hungry Coyote
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A little girl on her way to Grandma's house. A basket of goodies. A lurking scoundrel. Sound familiar? Yes, but this time, the Chihuahua Desert of the American southwest is the setting for a spiced-up retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” story. Spunky Isabel outwits the cunning coyote with self-reliance and daring. Fiery tamales and chili sauce are the villain's downfall.

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Pages: 36
Reading Level: Beginner (1 to 6)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781936299553
Categories: Action Adventure, Classics, Imagination
Features: Illustrations
Keywords: self-esteem, self-reliance, wolves, little red riding hood, fairy tales, southwest
Date Added: June 13, 2013
IsabelEngJcktRTP Portrait Books   PM Page About the Author Keith Polette is a specialist in childrens literacy and a prolific and awardwinning author He earned a PhD in English from Saint Louis University two Masters degrees from Idaho State Universityone in English and one in Dramaand a BA in English from Central Methodist College Keith is currently Professor of English and the Director of the English Education program at the University of Texas at El Paso Keith enjoys martial arts photography hiking canoeing and his cat Emily He lives in El Paso Texas About the Illustrator Esther Szegedy was born in Toronto as a first generation child of immigrant parents Unable to speak English when she started first grade Esther began drawing to keep the other kids from teasing her And she hasnt stopped since A selftaught artist Esther has a Bachelors and a Masters degree in psychology specializing in the expressive therapies of art and writing Living on Hawaii allows her to draw outdoors at picnic tables on top of lava rocks and by the ocean In addition to her husband Esthers household includes a cat a very large duck some geckos and anoles and a pair of cardinals Free activities for this book are available at wwwraventreepresscom  RL Isabel and the Hungry Coyote Keith Polette Esther Szegedy Raven Tree Press ISABEL AND THE HUNGRY COYOTE Written by Keith Polette Illustrated by Esther Szegedy  A little girl on her way to Grandmas house A basket of goodies A lurking scoundrel Sound familiar Yes but this time the Chihuahuan Desert of the American Southwest is the setting for a spicedup retelling of the classic Little Red Riding Hood story Fiery tamales and chile sauce become the villains downfall when spunky Isabel outwits the cunning coyote with selfreliance style and daring Awards and honors for the bilingual version of this book include Golden Spur Award Nominee Texas Reading Association Legacy Book AwardChildrens Finalist Georgia State Reading Association Recommended Read