Grandpa Lolo lives on a ranch in northern New Mexico. When he buys a black-and-white horse named Zorrillo (skunk) from Manuelito Yazzie, a Navajo who lives in a hogan in Torreón, Manuelito throws a tilma, a beautiful Navajo saddle blanket, into the deal. And so begins a beautiful friendship.
This authentic slice of life in the multicultural West will warm the hearts of readers of all ages.
“This is a lovely story, told simply and with great charm, a tale for children of all ages, including me. Its message? Somos todos amigos. We’re all friends.”--John Nichols, author of The Milagro Beanfield War
“An endearing and educational children’s book about friendship. Told in a simple and gentle and entertaining way, this story is also about the rich customs and mores of both the Navajo Indian and Hispanic traditions in New Mexico.”--Francisco Jiménez, author of The Circuit