Saturday, September 23, 2006

New Spanish Picture Books!/Libros en espanol!

Ada, Alma Flor. Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English. HarperCollins Publishers, 1997.
Illustrated by Simon Silva
English translation by Rosa Zubizarreta
j 468 Ada
A to Z on the farm!

Argueta, Jorge. Xochitl and the Flowers/Xochitl, la Nina de las Flores. Children's Book Press, 2003.
Illustrated by Carl Angel
j 468 Arg
Xochitl and her parents, originally from El Salvador, adjust to life in San Francisco.

Bridwell, Norman. Clifford: El Gran Perro Colorado. Scholastic, 1988.
j 468 Bri
Clifford y Emily en espanol!

Brusca, Maria Cristina and Tona Wilson. Three Friends/Tres Amigos: A Counting Book/Un cuento para contar. Henry Holt and Company, 1995.
Illustrated by Maria Cristina Brusca
j 468 Bru
One to ten and back again in English and Spanish!

Byrd, Lee Merrill. Lover Boy/Juanito el carinoso: A Bilingual Counting Book. Cinco Puntos Press, 2006.
Illustrated by Francisco Delgado
j 468 Byr
Who gets the most kisses from little Johnny?!

Chapra, Mimi. Sparky's Bark/El ladrido de Sparky. Katharine Tegen Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Vivi Escriva
j 468 Cha
Sparky does not understand Spanish so Lucy learns English so she can communicate with her new friend.

De La Hoya, Oscar with Mark Shulman. Super Oscar. Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2006.
Illustrated by Lisa Kopelke
j 468 De
What happens when a daydreamer forgets to tell everyone what to bring to Saturday's picnic.

Gonzalez, Ada Acosta. Mayte and the Bogeyman/Mayte y el cuco. Pinata Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Christina Rodriguez
j 468 Gon
Is the ice cream man also the bogeyman?!

Paulsen, Gary. La Tortilleria. Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1995.
Illustrated by Ruth Wright Paulsen
j 468 Pau
Discover the life cycle of the corn that becomes a tortilla in this title, entirely written in Spanish.

Vargo, Sharon Hawkins. Senor Felipe's Alphabet Adventure: El Alfabeto Espanol. The Millbrook Press, Inc., 2001.
Spanish translations by Ann Kelly Beale
j 468 Var
Can Senor Felipe find objects that begin with all the letters of the alphabet?!

Villasenor, Victor. The Stranger and the Red Rooster/El forastero y el gallo rojo. Pinata Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Jose Jara
Spanish translation by Gabriela Baeza Ventura
j 468 Vil
The children and their parents learn to see past the stranger's exterior and welcome him and his rooster into the community.

Wells, Rosemary. Leate a su conejito. Scholastic, 1997.
Translation by Susana Pasternac.
j 468 Wel
Find out how and why to read to your little one!

Williams, Sue. Sali de Paseo. Harcourt, Inc., 1989.
Illustrated by Julie Vivas
Translation by Alma Flor Ada
j 468 Wil
A little boy meets plenty of animals when he goes for a walk! Entirely in Spanish!

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