Candy City

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About the author:
Ray John de Aragón is an award-winning writer.
He worked as a Reading teacher in the schools.
He was also in charge of public school libraries.
De Aragón later worked as a bilingual resource
teacher. Then he became a bilingual program
director. He was honored and featured by the
New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education
during its conference in 2002. The New Mexico
Research and Study Council of the University of
New Mexico presented Ray John de Aragón with
its Quality Education Award in 2007.

Rosa María Calles received the Estrella Brillante
Award from the Hispanic Women's Council in
2006. She was also featured in NUESTRAS
MUJERAS, Our Women, a book chronicling
Hispanic Women in the history of New Mexico
from 1582 to 1992. This book was sponsored by
the New Mexico Quincentennial Commission and
the Center of Regional Studies of the University
of New Mexico. Calles received first place awards
for her artwork in San Diego and Monterey,
California. She was also featured in a traveling
exhibit that went to San Francisco, Chicago, New
York and San Juan Puerto Rico.

Candy City

Ciudad de Dulces

Authored by Ray John de Aragón
Designed by Joseph Robert Cowles
Illustrated by Rosa María Calles
Producer Barbora Holan Cowles

The continuing adventures of Rosalía and Lucía, two little girls who live in Las Golondrinas, New Mexico. Their imaginations take the two sisters to Candy City, a place that is everyone's dream where they have candy and tasty treats for free, and compete in a volleyball championship match. This delightful children's story is told in both English and Spanish. CANDY CITY is the second book in the Cuéntame un Cuento series of bilingual stories for children and adults, from Event Horizon Press.

Publication Date:
151178752X / 9781511787529
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Juvenile Fiction / Imagination & Play

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