Saturday Market by Patricia Grossman

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"This well-designed book successfully combines text and vibrant artwork to portray the cultural richness of the Zapotec people and bring to life a Saturday market in a town in Oaxaca, Mexico. The story is simply written in carefully crafted words that effectively capture the spirit of the vendors.
 

About Patricia Grossman

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Patricia Grossman is the author of Very First Things to Know About Ants and Saturday Market. Sanchez is a native of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and now lives in Vermont.
 
Published August 17, 1994 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A trip to the weekly open-air market at Oaxaca, Mexico, with stops at 11 fictional vendors, male and female, young and old, who have brought chiles, rebozos, huaraches, good luck charms, parrots, flowers, and clay figurines to sell.

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Grossman ( The Night Ones ) here renders a composite portrait of the sprawling market held each week in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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