Senorita Gordita by Helen Ketteman

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In this Tex-Mex retelling of The Little Gingerbread Man, Senorita Gordita--a little corn cake-- escapes from the frying pan and leads a merry chase. She runs through the desert boasting, "You'll never catch me!" while fleeing from a spider, a rattler, and other hungry creatures "with a flip, and a skip, and a zip-zoom-zip." A fast-paced and wildly illustrated twist on an old favorite.

About Helen Ketteman

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Helen Ketteman is the author of more than nineteen picture books. She writes for children ranging from preschool through fourth or fifth grade, and especially enjoys telling fractured fairy tales. Helen earned her Associate of Arts degree from Young Harris College in Young Harris, GA, and her B.A. degree in English from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Will Terry grew up just outside the beltway of Washington, D.C., where he enjoyed scouting, sports, and playing cello in his HS orchestra. He studied illustration at BYU, developing his interests and skills in drawing and painting. Will has illustrated 17 children's books including The Three Little Gators and Armadilly Chili. He teaches illustration part time at UVSC and enjoys snowboarding with his three sons and a warm fire with his wife.
Published March 1, 2012 by Albert Whitman & Company. 32 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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