Buenas Noches Mis Pollitos

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First Story Press, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 30 pages
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In GOOD NIGHT MY LITTLE CHICKS\BUENAS NOCHES MIS POLLITOS, author/illustrator Karen Sharp Foster provides in English & Spanish the delightful folk song of Little Chicks (Mis pollitos). Surrounding this song, well-known to Spanish speakers, is the charming story of Mama gently convincing her young child to prepare for bed by reminding him that little chicks are getting ready for bed. Mama cuddles him while they sing the bedtime song about chicks snuggling under their mother's wings. Words/music on back cover/jacket. The bilingual folk song & story is not only fun for reading time, but for activity time too with its engaging illustrations & lilting text. First Story is an imprint dedicated to quality non-sexist, multicultural children's books. Early reviews: "{Being} based around a folk song gives it real multicultural depth which adds to the usefulness of the book's bilingualism."--(E. Illinois University). "Highly recommended for language & cultural benefits."--(Spanish educator/translator). Order toll-free 1-888-754-0208, or through Unique Books, Gurnee, I11c:\bipannot.doc IL.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Incorporating a popular Latin-American folk song into its text, this comforting bilingual tale will ease children into bedtime mode. As a mother calls her son in for a snack, bath, and bed, they speak ... Read full review

About the author (1997)

Foster received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration and design from Brigham Young University.

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