Texas Chili? Oh My!

English Version: Patricia Vermillion. Kuleigh Smith. 2013.  ISBN: 978-0-87565-568-0
Spanish Version: Patricia Vermillion. Kuleigh Smith. Jezabel Guadalupe. 2013. ISBN: 978-0-87565-584-0

Meet armadillos Bluebonnet, Mockingbird, and Sweet Olive, as they leave Mamadillo’s home and build dens out of native Texan materials. But watch out for Trickster Coyote, always looking for Armadillos to cook up in his Texas chili! Texas Chili? Oh, My! received a Publication award from the San Antonio Conservation Society. 

Available in Spanish!

¿Chili Texano? ¿Ay Dios! translated by Jezabel Guadalupe, the Spanish teacher at the Lamplighter School.


“Patricia Vermillion brings a tasty twist & a Texas twang to the classic three pigs tale in her lively picture book TEXAS CHILI? OH MY! And what fun – recipe included!” —Catherine Stier, author of “If I were President”

2015 citation from the the San Antonio Conservation Society’s Publications Awards Committee

Finalist for Texas Institute of Letters award for 2014