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Plátanos Are Love

By Catherine Marie Beck, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Delightful tale of Latina family connecting through food.

A Latina abuela snuggles her two granddaughters at a table full of platanos.

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This delightful picture book will draw kids in with warm illustrations full of blues and greens, reds and yellows, while the bilingual text also inspires warmth as well as nostalgia. The faded white, brown, and green illustrations of the past give a lovely contrast to the vibrant illustrations of the present.

Small children will be happy to see how the granddaughters help their abuela with the plátanos, and by the end of Plátanos Are Love, they will be eager to try out the included recipes.

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