Picture Books


Chato Goes Cruisin'

Chato Goes Cruisin'

Illustrated by Susan Guevara
Putnam, hardback, $17.00
paper, $7.00

"Ten best illustrated books,"
New York Times,
2005

Chato's Kitchen

Chatoís Kitchen

illustrated by Susan Guevara
Putnam, hardbound, $17.00
paper, $7.00

The coolest gatito in all of
East Los.

Chato and the Party Animals

Chato and the Party Animals

Illustrated by Susan Guevara
paper, $7.00, 2000

Chato plans a birthday party for
Novio Boy, who has never had
one. This is a surprise party
everybody will love. Illustrations
by the incomparable Susan Guevara.

Too Many Tamales

Too Many Tamales

illustrated by Ed Martinez
Putnam, hardbound, $17.00
paper, $8.00

Maria makes her first batch of tamales.

"His [Soto's] 1st entry into the picture book genre is a joyful success." Booklist, starred review

My Little Car

My Little Car

Putnam, hardbound, $16.00

My Little Car is a fun ride with Little Teresa. She learns about taking care of her things and to value a gift from her grandfather Benito.

Old Man and His Door

Old Man and His Door

illustrated by Joe Cepeda
Putnam, paper, $7.00, 1996

El viejo takes a door, instead of the pig, to the barbecue.

"Itís a story children will want to retell themselves." Kirkus

"...preschool audiences will enjoy the humor and goodwill of the old manís journey." Horn Book

Snapshots from the Wedding

Snapshots from the Wedding

Penguin-Putnam, paper only, $7.00

Flower girl Maya describes each photo taken at Isabel and Rafael's wedding in a picture book with extraordinary three-dimensional artwork by Stephanie Garcia.

Snapshots from the Wedding

Lucky Luis

Putnam Juvenile, hardcover, $16.00

There are lots of superstitions in baseball, and Luis is starting to believe one. Luckily his dad knows what it really takes to be a good player. Delightful illustrations by Rhode Montijo.






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