Un Arbol Es Hermoso
Publication Date: April 1, 2003
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El sol es de orola luna es de platay las estrellitasson de hoja de lata.
The sun's a gold medallion.The moon's a silver ball.The little stars are only tin;I love them best of all.
Here is a groundbreaking bilingual collection of traditional rhymes that celebrates childhood and Spanish and Latin American heritage. From playing dress up to making tortillas, and from rising at daybreak to falling asleep, these joyful rhymes are sure to delight young readers.
Passed down from generation to generation, the twenty-nine rhymes included have been lovingly selected by distinguished authors Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy. English adaptations by Alice Schertle capture the spirit of each rhyme and have a charm all their own. Accompanied by enchanting illustrations by Spanish artist Vivi Escriva, this collection is destined to become a beloved classic for children already familiar with the rhymes as well as those encountering them for the first time.
F. Isabel Campoy is a poet, playwright, songwriter, and storyteller. She has written numerous children's books, both in English and Spanish, on the art and culture of the Hispanic world. She lives in California.
F. Isabel Campoy es una poeta, drama-turga, compositora de canciones y narradora de cuentos. Ha escrito una gran variedad de libros para ninos en ingles y en espanol. Isabel vive en San Francisco, California.
Alice Schertle es una celebrada autora de muchos libros para ninos. Ha recibido el premio Christopher. Alice vive en New Salem, Massachusetts.
Alice Schertle is an acclaimed author of many children's books, as well as a recipient of the Christopher Award. She lives in New Salem, Massachusetts.
“Stellar…The rhymes cover everything from early morning birds to elephants to angels.”
-School Library Journal (Starred Review)