De colores and other Latin-American folk songs for children

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Dutton Children's Books, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
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Here is a treasure trove of songs, chants, and musical games from the rich cultural tradition of the Spanish-speaking world, specially created for both Spanish and English audiences. The collection includes 25 child-pleasing selections, some as well known as "Los Pollitos" ("The Baby Chicks") and others equally delightful but less familiar. Full color.

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Contents

Buenos dias Good Morning
8
Vamos a la mar Lets Go to the Sea
17
La arafia pequefiita The Eensy Weensy Spider
23
De colores Bright with Colors
29
Las hormiguitas The Little Ants
33
El burrito enfermo The Sick Little Donkey
39
Paz y libertad Peace and Liberty
53

About the author (1994)

Elisa Kleven is the author and/or illustrator of more than 30 picture books for children. While growing up in Los Angeles, California, Elisa spent many hours creating intricate worlds populated with imaginative characters and surrounded by picturesque murals of nature. After studying literature at University of California, Berkeley, she taught school for several years, practicing her writing during summer breaks. Known for creating magical worlds peopled with endearing characters and visually-stunning multi-media illustrations, Elisa's books have been recognized by the American Library Association, The New York Times, The Junior Library Guild, School Library Journal, and The American Institute of Graphic Arts. Elisa lives near San Francisco with her husband Paul and her children, Mia and Ben, along with various cats and dogs.

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