Uno, Dos, Tres / one, two, three

Pat Mora (Author)

Product Details

Clarion Books
Publish Date
March 28, 2000
9.78 X 0.17 X 8.46 inches | 0.48 pounds
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About the Author

PAT MORA, poet and author, has written more than thirty children's books, including Bookjoy, Wordjoy and Gracias Thanks from Lee & Low Books. She is a popular national speaker and the founder of the family literacy initiative El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day). Mora's books have won numerous awards and honors, and she is a recipient of the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award and presented the ALA's 2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture. Mora lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her website is


"A rhyming text weaves together numbers from 1 to 10 in English and Spanish as two sisters gather presents for Mama's birthday from a Mexican market . . . Lavallee's luminous watercolors feature monumental figures painted in a bold and reductive style. The deceptively simple design is a delight to the eye as the illustrations vibrantly dance with the text in a count of the presents collected. Robust and radiant, this counting book celebrates the gift of being bilingual and will add multicultural authenticity with a Mexican flavor to any collection." Booklist, ALA

"A Spanish pronunciation guide is included. The beautiful watercolor illustrations do an excellent job of capturing the girls' excitement and of portraying the varied merchandise in the market . . . A useful tool for teaching children how to count to 10 in Spanish." School Library Journal