With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and Spanish retellings, Angela Dominguez gives a fresh new bilingual twist to the classic rhyme. Maria and her mischievous little llama will steal your heart.
Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides in San Francisco. She has illustrated four previous books for children, including Ava Tree and the Wishes Three. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She's delighted to still be doing both.
Follow two young giraffes as they meet, celebrate, and become friends. This bilingual tale will have readers eager to meet new friends and amigos.
If you travel to Cuba, the people will greet you with a smile. Right away they’ll want you to come to their home and eat a meal. In the meal, you’ll find a mixture of foods and flavors from Spain and Africa—and from many Caribbean cultures as well. In Cuban folktales, you will taste the same delicious mixture of flavors."
Folklorist and storyteller Joe Hayes first visited Cuba in 2001. He fell in love with the island and its people and began to look for opportunities to meet and listen to Cuban storytellers and to share the stories he knew from the American Southwest. He has returned every year, establishing a rich cultural exchange between US and Cuban storytellers. Out of that collaboration came this savory collection of Cuban folktales, which Joe frames with an introduction and an all-important Note to Storytellers.
Joe Hayes is one of America’s premier storytellers. His bilingual Spanish-English tellings have earned him a distinctive place among America’s storytellers. Joe has published over twenty books. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and travels extensively throughout Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California.
Mauricio Trenard Sayago was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1963. He was raised in a home that was closely linked with art and was surrounded by the artistic debates sustained by the various artists and art history professors in his family. This environment strongly influenced him. Mauricio came to the United States in 2000, and now lives in Brooklyn.
¿No te gusta la escuela? Te pareces a Honorata, la niña que no se lleva bien con nadie, ni con sus compañeros de clase, ni con sus maestros que tanto la hacen sufrir.
Una genial cura contra el bullying, que no sólo otorga perspectiva al problema, sino que ayuda a aceptar la realidad.
La escritora Jeanne Willis y el dibujante Tony Ross unen fuerzas una vez más y nos entregan una historia para todos los niños que se hayan sentido alguna vez aislados del mundo que los rodea.
Contada a manera de verso, la trama sigue a Honorata, una niña que no se lleva bien con nadie en su escuela. Todo le disgusta, al grado de decir que odia su escuela con pasión. Jeanne Willis se esmera por hacernos sentir dentro del mundo solitario de una niña, para comprender sus molestias cotidianas de un mundo que la oprime. El libro se apoya además en las geniales ilustraciones de Tony Ross.
En Odio la escuela, tanto el lector como la protagonista aprenderán que a veces lo que nos parece odioso es en realidad algo que estimamos en el fondo de nuestro ser.
Stella Diaz loves marine animals, especially her betta fish, Pancho. But Stella Diaz is not a betta fish. Betta fish like to be alone, while Stella loves spending time with her mom and brother and her best friend Jenny. Trouble is, Jenny is in another class this year, and Stella feels very lonely.
When a new boy arrives in Stella's class, she really wants to be his friend, but sometimes Stella accidentally speaks Spanish instead of English and pronounces words wrong, which makes her turn roja. Plus, she has to speak in front of her whole class for a big presentation at school! But she better get over her fears soon, because Stella Díaz has something to say!
Stella Díaz Has Something to Say introduces an infectiously charming new character with relatable writing and adorable black-and-white art throughout. Simple Spanish vocabulary is also integrated within the text, providing a bilingual element.
In this story inspired by the life of Apolinar Navarrete Diaz—author Angela Dominguez’s grandfather and a successful mariachi musician—Abuelo and his grandchildren sing through the bad times and the good. Lifting their voices and their spirits, they realize that true happiness comes from singing together.