Cada niño

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Cinco Puntos Press, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 56 pages
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In Cada Ni o / Every Child, acclaimed singer/songwriter Tish Hinojosa presents eleven bilingual songs especially for children. Some are playful toe-tappers like "The Barnyard Dance / El Baile Vegetal" where all the peas and greens and cabbage and beans shimmy in the pale moonlight; some are ballads, telling stories about the Mexican Revolution; while some are lullabies, sweet and dreamy, or celebrations of a grandmother's love. But all of the songs will teach children about the rich mixture of Latino and American culture and tradition that is spreading out from the border across the United States. Every song is presented in both Spanish and English. Lyrics, music and guitar chords will help kids, parents and teachers to sing and play these wonderful songs themselves.


Tish Hinojosa grew up in San Antonio in a house full of music. Moving with equal grace through folk, country, pop and Hispanic idioms, Tish's music is known for dissolving the boundaries between cultures, languages and musical genres. Her CD Cado Ni o /Every Child garnered a Parent's Choice Gold Award and an award from the National Association of Parenting Publications. Hinojosa's music has been widely praised in the national press and she has appeared on Austin City Limits, Good Morning America, and at the White House for former President and Mrs. Clinton. Tish lives in Austin, Texas.


Lucia Angela Perez illustrated her first book, Little Gold Star/ Estrellita de Oro, with her mother, Gloria Osuna Perez. The book and the poignant story of this mother and daughter was featured on National Public Radio. Little Gold Star was chosen by Nick Jr. Magazine as one of the 30 best books of the year 2000. Cada Ni o / Every Child is Lucia Angela Perez' second book. Lucia lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Contents

Cada Niño Every Child
8
Siempre Abuelita Always Grandma
21
NinaViolina 26
29
Hasta los Muertos Salen a Bailar
39
Quién? Who?
49
Index of Chords
56
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About the author (2002)

Tish Hinojosa was born in 1955 in San Antonio, the youngest of 13 children. She started writing songs as a teenager, using Spanish whenever she could. She has recorded many CDs and performed all over the U.S. Lucia Angela Perez, born in 1973, is the daughter of illustrator/artist Gloria Osuna Perez. Her first book was a collaboration with her mother on Little Gold Star (published by Cinco Puntos Press) after Osuna Perez was diagnosed with cancer. This is Lucia's second book. Perez lives in Fort Worth.

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