About the Author

Jorge Argueta

Jorge Argueta is an award-winning author of picture books and poetry for young children. He has won the International Latino Book Award, the Américas Book Award, the NAPPA Gold Award and the Independent Publisher Book Award for Multicultural Fiction for Juveniles. His books have also been named to the Américas Award Commended List, the USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor List, Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books and the Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices. Somos como las nubes / We Are Like the Clouds, illustrated by Alfonso Ruano, won the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, was a Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children’s Literature honor book and an ALA Notable book, and received many other honors. A native Salvadoran and Pipil Nahua Indian, Jorge Argueta has returned to El Salvador and built a library in his backyard in San Salvador so that children can learn to love books.

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Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding

Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
by Jorge Argueta
translated by Elisa Amado
illustrated by Fernando Vilela
edition:Paperback
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Guacamole

Guacamole

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
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Salsa

Salsa

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
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Tamalitos

Tamalitos

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
by Jorge Argueta
translated by Elisa Amado
illustrated by Domi
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
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