A retelling of the classic tale of "Little Red Riding Hood" transfered to the Chihuahua Desert of the American Southwest features Spanish vocabulary words throughout the story and a special role for the fiery local food.
In this retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk, Paco goes to town to sell his family cow. He finds an old man who buys the cow and in return gives Paco some chile seeds. When Paco goes back home, he plants the seeds and waits. A giant chile plant starts to grow. Paco climbs up on the chile plant and reaches high above the sky. There is a house above the clouds, where a giant lives.