On the Pampas - María Cristina Brusca

Bruscas, M. (1993). On the pampas. New York, NY: Owlet. 


Brusca, a city child from Buenos Aires, recounts a summer spent at her grandparents' estancia on the Argentine pampas. Although she has visited before, this time she participates more fully in the daily life of the gauchos.


Maria Cristina Brusca is a published author, illustrator, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Maria Cristina Brusca include Three Friends/Tres Amigos: A Counting Book/Un Cuento Para Contar, On the Pampas, When Jaguars Ate the Moon: And Other Stories About Animals and Plants of the Americas, and My Mama's Little Ranch on the Pampas. She currently lives in New York. 


Parents' Choice Picture Book Award

2nd-4th grade