For young readers grades 3-6, The Talking Lizard is a collection of stories in New Mexico folklore. The bilingual book features stories on snakes, bobcats, bears, witches, the moon, owls, lizards, dogs, and many more animals that will appeal to young readers. The book also contains a Glossary of Hispanic New Mexican words making this a useful tool for learners of Spanish. Nasario Garcia has written many books for children, young readers, and adults about the heritage of New Mexico. Considered a leading folklorist in New Mexico, Nasario lives in Santa Fe. The book is illustrated by Jeremy Montoya, an artist in Albuquerque metro area who specializes in poster art, silk-screening, and comic book art."
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