Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El Dia de Los Ninos/El Dia de Los Libros (Bilingual Spanish-English)

Pat Mora (Author) Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)
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Description

This Pura Belpré Award-winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children's Day/El día de los niños.

Children's Day/Book Day; El día de los niños/El día de los libros has been observed on April 30th for over twelve years. Founder Pat Mora's jubilant celebration of this day features imaginative text and lively illustrations by award-winning illustrator Rafael López that will turn this bilingual fiesta into a hit for story time! Toon! Toon!

The book includes a letter from the author and suggestions for celebrating Children's Day /El día de los niños.

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
March 29, 2016
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.0 X 0.19 X 10.0 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061288784

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About the Author

Pat Mora is an award-winning author and the founder of the family literacy initiative El día de los niños/ El día de los libros, Children's Day/ Book Day, now housed at the American Library Association. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Pat Mora es una autora premiada y la fundadora de El día de los niños/ El día de los libros, un programa para promover la lectura entre familia. El programa es auspiciado por la Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas, American Library Association (ALA). Ella vive en Santa Fé, Nuevo México.

Rafael Lopez grew up in Mexico City, and his art is strongly influenced by the work of Mexican muralists. He has created many large murals for public spaces, including the Urban Art Trail Project in downtown San Diego. López's first book, My Name is Celia, won an Américas Award and a Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and their son. To find out more about Rafael Lopez, visit rafaellopez.com.

Reviews

"Beautifully illustrated in bright, bold, acrylic paintings that integrate books and letters into timeless scenes of multicultural children cavorting, exploring, and, of course, reading."--ALA Booklist
"López's acrylic illustrations fill the pages with color. His upbeat iconic style shows how much fun this celebration can be...This lively selection will motivate and excite children..."--School Library Journal
"The cheery and effortless dual English/Spanish text instills a festival atmosphere brilliantly expressed in López's luminous full-page montages of a wolrd of reading opportunities."--Kirkus Reviews