Count on Culebra by Ann Whitford Paul
Go from 1 to 10 in Spanish

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A companion to the popular Manana, Iguana that teches how to count in spanish. When Iguana stubs her toe, Doctor Culebra comes to the rescue. But his suggestions sound a little loco to everyne else. How will tying un rolling pin and dos kettles to Iguana's tail make her better? And more importantly, will Iguana feel well enough to make her cactus butter dulces? The extremely popular "Manana, Iguana" has sold and reprinted quickly, and Ann Whitford Paul and Ethan Long's previous titles have received much praise.

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Ann Whitford Paul was a social worker before becoming a writer. Kirkus Reviews called her text forMaana Iguana "clever" and said it is "an excellent chance for young readers ... to learn some Spanishvocabulary." Ann Whitford Paul writes poetry, picture books, and easy readers for children. Some of the picture books she wrote are "The Seasons Sewn: A Year in Patchwork," "All by Herself," and "Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet." She lives in southern California. Ethan Long has illustrated many picture books and novels for Holiday House. He is also the creator of Farm Force, an animated comedy series which was the Viewer's Choice Award winner of the 2005 Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival. He is a graduate of Ringling School of Art and Design, and his work has been exhibited in the Society of Illustrators New York and Los Angeles shows. Visit him on the web at
Published January 1, 2008 by Holiday House. 1 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife.

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Count on Paul and Long to dish up another silly, entertaining tale in Spanish and English, this one featuring the cunning snake, Doctor Culebra, who manages to trick Iguana out of feeling the pain in her stubbed toe, while at the same time teaching readers to count to 10 in Spanish, and convincin...

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Count on Culebra: Go from 1 t...

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A reptile rushes to the rescue to ensure that candy gets made in this companion to Mañana, Iguana and Fiesta Fiasco. I

Mar 17 2008 | Read Full Review of Count on Culebra: Go from 1 t...

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