La Madre Goose by Susan Middleton Elya
Nursery Rhymes for los Niños

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Not one of Elya’s stellar efforts. Such previous offerings as Little Roja Riding Hood (2014) and No More, Por Favor (2010) are far better examples of her snappy language-integration skills.
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Classic favorites get a modern Latino twist

The itsy arañita
climbed up the water spout.
Down came la lluvia
and washed la araña out.
 
Classic Mother Goose rhymes get a Latino twist in this cozy collection. From young Juan Ramón sitting in el rincón to three little gatitos who lost their mitoncitos, readers will be delighted to see familiar characters in vibrant, luminous scenes brimming with fanciful details.
 
La Madre Goose will make a playful multicultural addition to every modern bookshelf.
 

About Susan Middleton Elya

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Susan Middleton Elya is the author of many books that take an amusing look at familiar childhood dilemmas. Her writing has been described as “Perfect for bilingual classes stretching their English wings and a charming way to introduce Spanish to English speakers” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

Author Residence: Danville, CAJuana Martinez-Neal grew up in Lima, Peru, and has been illustrating for children since the age of sixteen. She attended the School of Fine Arts at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. After 3 years of a crazy 8-to-8 schedule and way too many all-nighters, she was in desperate need of a semester-break and decided to give L.A. a test drive. She has lived in the US ever since.Illustrator Residence: Scottsdale, AZ
 
Published July 19, 2016 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Below average
on Mar 30 2016

Not one of Elya’s stellar efforts. Such previous offerings as Little Roja Riding Hood (2014) and No More, Por Favor (2010) are far better examples of her snappy language-integration skills.

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