A Mango in the Hand

Book cover for A Mango in the Hand by Antonio Saere

Antonio Saere


Sebastia Serrs

Book Summary

Francisco is finally old enough to journey to the mango grove all by himself to gather the mangoes for a special dinner. But bees swarm the fruit, and Francisco has trouble picking them from the tree. He returns to his father several times, and each time his father shares a different proverb to inspire Francisco to continue trying. Readers are sure to be charmed by this humorous story about problem solving and sharing. The book includes a glossary of Spanish words.

Age Range
Ages 0 to 3 (preschool)
Book Category
Latin American Descent