Carlos and the Cornfield / Carlos y la milpa de maíz
Carlos is told by his father that "you reap what you sow". After some humorous experiences, Carlos comes to understand the rewards of hard work and learns a valuable lesson in listening.When he sees the results of not following his father's instructions on the proper way to plant corn, Carlos tries to make things right. Within the context of a loving Latino family, a young boy learns a universal lesson about personal responsibility. This richly satisfying bilingual sequel to Carlos and the Squash Plant/Carlos y la Planta de Calabaza contains full-page oil paintings and features a recipe for blue corn pancakes.