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Lucas and His Loco Beans - A Bilingual Tale of the Mexican Jumping Bean


2003. Ramona Moreno.  On a walk in the desert, Lucas's grandfather shows him some Mexican Jumping Beans hidden in near-by plants.  He tells him all about them and what makes them jump.  Told in rhyme, with Spanish words and translations interspersed, this book highlights  the wonder of nature and special discoveries.  Contains Jumping Bean facts in both English and Spanish, as well as an English/Spanish word match activity.  Ages 7-11. Hard cover.  32 pages.

  "This children's story serves as a factual introduction to the fascinating life history of the Mexican Jumping bean." -- Academic Review by Steve Prchal, Director Sonoran Anthropod Studies Institute, Tucson, AZ . 

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