Mama Goose

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Mama Goose

A Latino Nursery Treasury

By Alma Flor Ada; F. Isabel Campoy; Maribel Suarez (Illustrator)

Disney-Hyperion, Hardcover, 9780786819539, 128pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

Description

Alma Flor Ada and Isabel Campoy, acclaimed authors and scholars of Latino literature, have spent years culling popular and beloved lullabies, jump-rope songs, riddles, proverbs, and more from all over the Spanish-speaking world. The result is the most comprehensive bilingual folklore collection available in this country. Full of charm and humor, rich with the diversity of Latino cultures, this one-of-a-kind treasury is the perfect introduction to Latino folklore for English speakers, and a trove of familiar favorites for Spanish speakers.