This humorous story is about an incident childhood of the Mexican revolutionary hero, Emiliano Zapata. After Emiliano’s pony is stolen, he manages to track down the bandits and recover his horse. Along the way, he learns about the difficult lives of the people of Mexico.
Praise for Viva Zapata:
“Provokes laughter, deep thought and sighs of contentment.” — CM Magazine
“A charming, humorous tale with striking black and white illustrations.” — The Globe and Mail
Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award 2011
Resource Links – Best of 2009
About the Author:
Emilie Smith was born in Argentina and lives in Vancouver, BC.
About the Illustrators:
Stefan Czernecki has published many for children. He lives in Vancouver, BC.