Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote

By Duncan Tonatiuh,

Book cover of Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale

Book description

In this allegorical picture book, a young rabbit named Pancho eagerly awaits his papa's return. Papa Rabbit traveled north two years ago to find work in the great carrot and lettuce fields to earn money for his family. When Papa does not return, Pancho sets out to find him. He…

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1 author picked Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I like this book because is written as a fairy tale, but the story describes the real journey at the Mexican/ US border. A young rabbit named Pancho eagerly awaits his papa’s return. Papa Rabbit left two years ago to travel far away north to find work in the great carrot and lettuce fields to earn money for his family. When Papa does not return home on the designated day, Pancho sets out to find him and heads north.

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