Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita
Everyone knows about Mary and her little lamb. But do you know Maria?
With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and Spanish retellings, Angela Dominguez's Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita gives a fresh new bilingual twist to the classic rhyme. Maria and her mischievous little llama will steal your heart.
Todos saben acerca de Mary y su corderito, pero, ¿conoce usted a María?
Con hermosas ilustraciones inspiradas en el Perú, Angela Dominguez nos ofrece una versión nueva y original de la rima clásica, en inglés y en español. María y su traviesa llamita le robarán el corazón.
Praise For Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita: Bilingual…
“A fresh and enjoyable reimagining of a traditional children's rhyme.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A solid addition to a bilingual storytime program.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“This is a scene young children will return to again and again.” —The Horn Book
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805093339, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 20, 2013
About the Author
Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City and grew up in the great state of Texas. She now resides on the east coast with her boyfriend, Kyle, and their petite dog, Petunia. She is also the author and illustrator of several books for children and a two-time recipient of Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. Her debut middle grade novel, Stella Díaz Has Something To Say, was a New York Public Library and a Chicago Public Library pick for Best Books for Kids, Sid Fleischman Award winner, and an ALA Notable. She recently illustrated Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s newest picture book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She’s delighted to still be doing both.