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“A deeply satisfying celebration of cultural identity, intergenerational relationships, and delicious sambal.”
Kirkus Reviews

Spicy Spicy Hot!

Written by Lenny Wen
Illustrated by Lenny Wen
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

When Lintang finally gets to taste her nenek’s yummy, mouthwatering sambal, she’s delighted! But when she takes a bite it’s . . . SPICY!

Her lips burn, her mouth feels like it’s on fire, and her taste buds are crying for help. Desperate to fit in with her family, Lintang tries many different types of sambal, but they’re . . . HOT!

With a little help from Nenek, will Lintang find a way to beat the heat and connect with her Indonesian heritage?

Primary ISBN: 9780316281027
Publication Date: April 2023
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: 1st Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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