Classic favorites get a modern Latino twist The itsy arañita climbed up the water spout. Down came la lluvia and washed la araña out. Classic Mother Goose rhymes get a Latino twist in this cozy collection. From young Juan Ramón sitting in el rincón to three little gatitos who lost their mitoncitos, readers will be delighted to see familiar characters in vibrant, luminous scenes brimming with fanciful details. La Madre Goose will make a playful multicultural addition to every modern bookshelf. A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016
Susan Middleton Elya is a former Spanish teacher and the author of several bilingual books, including La Madre Goose: Nursery Rhymes for los Niños, Little Roja Riding Hood (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers), and Say Hola to Spanish at the Circus (Lee &amp;amp; Low Books). She lives in Danville, California.
Juana Martinez-Neal is the daughter and granddaughter of painters. She started her story in Lima, Peru, and then moved to the United States. The winner of a 2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award for La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, Juana Martinez-Neal is still writing the story of her life, with the help of her husband and three children, in Arizona.
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