Maria Cristina Brusca

Maria Cristina Brusca grew up on a ranch on the "pampas" of Argentina, where she rode a "caballo" and met many "vaqueros," She has written and illustrated many picture books, including "On the Pampas" and "My Mama's Little Ranch on the Pampas," Tona Wilson is a teacher of Spanish and English as a Second Language. Together, she and Cristina have retold many folktales form South America, including "The Cook and the King," Tony and Cristina live in Port Ewen, New York.