• Gary Soto often gets inspiration for his books from his Mexican• American background.
• He was born in Fresno, California.
• In addition to writing children's books, Gary Soto is also an accomplished poet.
Visit Gary Soto's Web site at: www.garysoto.com
Other books written by Gary Soto:
• Soto, Gary. Big Bushy Mustache. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1998.
• Soto, Gary. Chato and the Party Animals. New York: Puffin Books, 2004.
• Soto, Gary. If the Shoe Fits. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2002.
• Soto, Gary. The Old Man & His Door. New York: Putnam Publishing Group, 1998.
• Soto, Gary. Snapshots from the Wedding. New York: Putnam Publishing Group, 1998.