Borreguita and the Coyote: A Tale from Ayutla, Mexico

by Verna Aardema and Petra Mathers

Hungry Coyote thinks that Borreguita, the little lamb, would make a tasty meal but... read more

Hungry Coyote thinks that Borreguita, the little lamb, would make a tasty meal but every time he meets her she manages to outsmart him, leaving him not only hungry but humiliated as well. Petra Mathers' glowing, boldly colored illustrations are ideally suited to this well-paced retelling of an amusing Mexican folktale about brain winning out over brawn. (Ages 4-8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1991

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