Un Arbol Es Hermoso
Rayo, Hardcover, 9780688160197, 64pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2003
This groundbreaking bilingual collection of traditional rhymes celebrates childhood and Latin American heritage--a perfect book for those learning Spanish and fluent speakers alike
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 beautiful 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.
From playing dress up to making tortillas, and from rising at daybreak to falling asleep, these joyful rhymes are sure to delight young readers.
“Stellar…The rhymes cover everything from early morning birds to elephants to angels.”
-School Library Journal (Starred Review)