Juan's Sweet and Spicy Memory


Juan's Sweet and Spicy Memory


Juan's Sweet and Spicy Memory

Hee Jung Yoon (Author)
Christopher Corr (Illustrator)

Publication Date: 04/01/2017
Themes: Mexican Culture, Mexican Cuisine, Cinco de Mayo
Age: 7-9 years old
Pages: 38 pages

Juan lives in Mexico, where his family owns a taco restaurant. When Juan goes to the Cinco de Mayo festival, he meets a tourist family that speaks another language. Juan takes the tourists to his family’s restaurant and spends the day with them. Readers will learn about Mexican culture and cuisine as Juan shows the tourists the best attractions and offers them the tastiest food. 


About the Author

Hee Jung Yoon began writing novels and children’s books after studying Korean literature in college. She has also authored My Mom, Mrs. Bo Yim Choi, The Life Story as Told by Nature, When I Met Socrates, A Strange Man, Earth, Are You Alright?, Five-Thousand-Year-Old Art that Surprised the World, and Myeong-Shim-Bo-Gam, among others.

About the Illustrator

Christopher Corr was born in London and studied graphic design at Manchester Polytechnic and illustration at the Royal Academy of Arts. He has won art awards from several organizations and is currently illustrating children’s books, stamps and magazines.

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