Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush

Luis Alberto Urrea (Author); Christopher Cardinale (Illustrator)


Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
Format: Book
Binding: pb
Released: December 1, 2010
ISBN-13: 97819336932131

Be careful growing up in the green, wet, mango-sweet Mexican village of Rosario, where dead corpses rise up out of the cathedral walls during July when it always floods; where vast silver mines beneath the town occasionally collapse causing a whole section of the village to drop out of sight; where a man with a paintbrush, to wit Mr. Mendoza, is the town's self-appointed conscience. He brandishes his magical paintbrush everywhere, providing commentary to singe the hearts and souls of boys who are looking to get into trouble. And one day, he performs a painterly act which no one in Rosario ever forgets!
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