The Pinata that the Farm Maiden Hung by Samantha R. Vamos, illustrated by Sebastia Serra. PICTURE BOOK. Charlesbridge, 2019. $18. 9781580897969
BUYING ADVISORY: Pre-K, EL (K-3) – ADVISABLE
AUDIENCE APPEAL: AVERAGE
This "This is the House that Jack Built" story is fun, colorful and educational. It follows a farm maiden as she, with the help of all the animals on the farm, makes a pinata. The story includes a cute pinata song, both in Spanish and in English. The illustrations and colorful and lively.
This cute story teaches you step by step how to make a pinata. The bright, happy and colorful illustrations are vivid and beautiful. At the end of the book is a glossary and directions and a list of materials needed to make a pinata. I liked this book. It was a fun read and my grandchildren loved the story and the illustrations. I would recommend this book to teachers and students.