Books by Teresa Mlawer

THE DAY OF THE DEAD / EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS by Bob Barner
HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

This Latino holiday, observed each year from October 31 through November 2, is celebrated with food, song and candles lit to remember and honor the spirits of departed loved ones and ancestors. Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: March 1, 2004

Originally an English-only text, this new version of Carlson's cheery look at a new kindergartner's excitement is a welcome revision. Read full book review >

JUAN QUEZADA by Shelley Dale
HISTORY
Released: March 1, 2003

The second children's picture book within a year about the famed potter, Juan Quezada of the village of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico, this one is very different from The Pot that Juan Built, by Nancy Andrews-Goebel, illustrated by David Diaz (2002). Read full book review >

THE PERFECT PIÑATA, LA PIÑATA PERFECTA by Kelli Kyle Dominguez
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

A week before her sixth birthday, Marisa's mother takes her to pick out a piñata. Read full book review >

FREDERICK by Leo Lionni
Kirkus Star
illustrated by Leo Lionni, translated by Teresa Mlawer
Released: April 14, 1967

Words sustain where substance fails —specifically, the "golden glow" of the sun, the colors of the summer countryside, recalled by Frederick, the sedentary mouse, who prepares for winter by gathering impressions while his cohorts are busy gathering supplies. Read full book review >