Judy Goldman retells animal folktales from five indigenous groups in Mexico--the Tarahumara, Seri, Huichol, Triqui, and Tseltal. Each story is followed by information about the featured culture, enriching readers' understanding of the diverse peoples who make up Mexico.
Fabricio VandenBroeck's lush art portrays the richness of the many peoples, animals, and places that make up Mexico.
Includes a map of Mexico, showing the location of each indigenous group. Back matter includes a glossary and tale sources, as well as an index and a bibliography.
Awards and Honors for Whiskers, Tails & Wings: Animal Folktales from Mexico
- 2013 Aesop Accolades
- 2013 New York Public Library Children's Books 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
- 2014 Storytelling World Award (Honor Book, Storytelling Collections category)
- 2015 International Latino Book Award (Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book) 2nd Place