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Juan's Sweet and Spicy Memory
Juan's Sweet and Spicy Memory

Juan's Sweet and Spicy Memory

By Hee Jung Yoon, Illustrated by Christopher Corr



38 Pages, 9 x 12

Hardcover Picture Book, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $21.95)

Publication Date: April 2017

ISBN 9781939248121

Rights: WOR

Tantan Publishing (Apr 2017)
iBook Park

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Readers will be inspired by this vibrantly illustrated story about the common language of food and play

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. 

Author Biography

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. 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.