Beloved characters from the best-known fairy tales introduce Spanish vocabulary in this whimsical story.
When Miguel and María set out to visit their aunt (their tía), they encounter a host of characters from nursery rhymes and fairy tales-Cinderella, the seven dwarfs, even Humpty Dumpty! At last they reach their aunt's house, where their loving tía and a great quesadilla lunch await them. Sprinkled with simple Spanish vocabulary, this is a fun and accessible way for children to become familiar with a new language. Also includes a glossary and pronunciation guide.
Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9781582349275, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 13, 2005
About the Author
Mercedes McDonald has illustrated a variety of books for children, including Morning in the Garden and How Snake Got His Hiss. She lives in Los Angeles, California, where she teaches painting at the Pasadena Arts Center.