Erandi's Braids
Author: Madrigal, Antonio & dePaola, Tomie
Fiction
For Early Years/KS1
Price 5.99 paperback
Book(s) at 5.99 paperback
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Erandi's Braids This moving story is set in Mexico at a time when poor women were forced to sell their hair. It tells how Erandi sacrifices her long braids to enable her mother to replace a damaged fishing net. Many details of traditional Mexican architecture, pottery, clothing and festivals are included in dePaola's illustrations and the simple text includes some Spanish words for which a glossary is included.

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