When Paul Meyer was a young boy, he had a strange and unforgettable dream about a talking calf. Older brother Carlos took that dream and based a short story on it. He called the story The Calf, the Caterpillar and the Curandera and added illustrations by his eldest brother, Julius Meyer. The short story was included in the Grito Del Sol anthology by famed Chicano publisher Octavio I. Romano of Tonatiuh-Quinto Sol Publications—the same publisher who brought the world the classic novel Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya.

We are now excited to present the story's latest incarnation . . . Under the Cottonwood Tree: El Susto de la Curandera, a New Mexican folk-tale graphic novel written by Paul Meyer and Carlos Meyer and illustrated by renowned artist Margaret Hardy.

From a dream to the page . . .

Under the Cottonwood Tree: El Susto de la Curandera

In the deep confines of the beautiful and majestic Rio Grande bosque, a fable is told—a fable of a simpler time concerning the rich tri-cultured communities of New Mexico. Join brothers Amadeo and Carlos Lucero in this enchanting Wizard Of Oz-esque and Hispanic flavored story of magic and adventure. And discover how the power of love and family triumphs and turns an old witch back into a healer.

Available soon.