Arturo and the Navidad Birds

Arturo and the Navidad Birds Cover

Arturo and the Navidad Birds

By Anne Broyles; K. E. Lewis (Illustrator)

Pelican Publishing Company, Hardcover, 9781455618019, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 2013

Description

INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARD SECOND PLACE FOR BILINGUAL CHILDREN'S FICTION PICTURE BOOK

It's time to decorate the "Arbol de Navidad" with Arturo and his grandmother, Abue Rosa, in this bilingual Christmas story. Children will learn Spanish vocabulary as well as the lessons of responsibility and forgiveness. Grandparents and parents alike will take pleasure in imparting this message about the importance of intergenerational relationships and family memories. Abue Rosa shares with Arturo the family story surrounding each ornament as it is hung. But what happens when Arturo plays with--and breaks--a glass bird? Journey through Arturo's family history to find out in this unique and touching holiday tale.



About the Author
Rev. Anne Broyles writes books, curriculum and magazine features from her home in the Boston area. She is the author of the award-winning children's books, "Arturo and the Navidad Birds", "Priscilla and the Hollyhocks", and "Shy Mama's Halloween".