Three Friends/Tres Amigos: A Counting Book/Un Cuento Para Contar

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Macmillan, Sep 15, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
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Count your way through this rollicking adventure in the Southwest. Learn the numbers in English and Spanish from one to ten, plus other words you need to know to be a good cowboy or cowgirl. With armadillos, roadrunners, tumbleweeds, snakes, and coyotes on the loose, it all adds up to great fun!

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Review: Three Friends: A Counting Book/Tres Amigos: Un Cuento Para Contar

User Review  - Katlin Sims - Goodreads

This is a bilingual counting book for children. It has the Spanish and English names for numbers 1 through 10. The book also gives examples of different things in both languages, such as one horse/un ... Read full review

Review: Three Friends/Tres Amigos: A Counting Book/Un Cuento Para Contar

User Review  - Mindy - Goodreads

This book counts from one to ten and back to one. There is one horse on the first page, two cowboys on the second page, three friends on the third, and so on. Throughout this picture book, the three ... Read full review

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The Cowboys/ Vaqueros
El Alma de la Raza Project. The Cowboys/. Vaqueros. Denver Public Schools. In partnership with Metropolitan State College of Denver ... units/ pdfs/ Cowboys-Vasqueros.pdf

Spanish Story Time Ideas
Amigos. Brusca, Maria Cristina and Wilson, Tony. Three Friends/Tres Amigos . Ilustrado por Maria Cristina Brusca. Reiser, Lynn. ... storidea.html

About the author (1995)

Mara Cristina Brusca grew up on a ranch on the pampas of Argentina, where she rode a caballo and met many vaqueros. She has written and illustrated many picture books, including On the Pampas and My Mama's Little Ranch on the Pampas.

Tona Wilson is a teacher of Spanish and English as a Second Language. Together, she and Cristina have retold many folktales form South America, including The Cook and the King.

Tony and Cristina live in Port Ewen, New York.

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