Rimas de Animales/Animal Nursery Rhymes
Publication Date: March 2010
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Debajo de un botÓn, ton ton,
que encontrÓ MartÍn, tin, tin
habÍa un ratÓn, ton, ton,
ay, que chiquitÍn, tin, tin!
Martin found a mouse, mouse, mouse,
'neath a button on the floor, floor, floor,
in a tiny house, house, house,
with a tiny door, door, door.
This heartwarming bilingual collection of traditional animal nursery rhymes from Spain, Latin America, and the United States will delight readers young and old. From the call of the rooster to the chirp, chirp of the cricket, these seventeen poems in both English and Spanish have been handpicked by distinguished authors Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy, who have also included five of their own original poems in this anthology. English adaptations by Rosalma Zubizarreta adroitly capture the spirit of each cherished rhyme, and tender illustrations by award-winning artist VivÍ EscrivÁ will make the collection a family favorite for generations to come.
Vivi Escriva es la aclamada ilustradora de libros para ninos, como My School/Mi Escuela, The Empty Pinata y Pio Peep! Sus acuarelas han sido elogiadas por School Library Journal por su "brillo" y "belleza." Ella vive en Espana.
Alma Flor Ada is an internationally published children's book author. She is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the Pura Belpre Award, the Christopher Award, the Jose Marti World Award, and the Museum of Tolerance Award. She lives in Lucas Valley, California.
Alma Flor Ada es una autora de libros para ninos reconocida y publicada internacionalmente. Ha recibido varios premios prestigiosos en Estados Unidos, entre ellos, el Pura Belpre y el Jose Marti. Alma Flor vive en San Francisco, California.