Countdown for Nochebuena

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$15.99  $14.87
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
10.1 X 10.1 X 0.4 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Adriana Hernández-Bergstrom is an up-and-coming Cuban American mixed-media author-illustrator and designer. Her debut picture book was Abuelita and I Make Flan. She received a Walter Dean Myers Grant from We Need Diverse Books and was chosen as a WNDB Mentee in illustration. She studied industrial design at RISD and printmaking and theatre production at the University of Miami. Adriana lived in Germany for many years and speaks English, Spanish, and German.
"An emphasis on the joy of being together radiates from the pages."--Publishers Weekly
"With sweet imagery, this simple counting book that celebrates family, friends, and Christmas will appeal to children and adults."--School Library Journal
Praise for Countdown for Nochebuena:
LA Times Best Books to Read During the Holidiays by Latinx Authors
Publishers Weekly 2023 Holiday Books for Kids

Praise for Tumble:
An American Library Association Notable Children's Book of 2024

"What a journey this is. While the text is simple...the life forms that the plant encounters are complex. ...Deceptively simple yet wondrous."--Kirkus, starred review
"Simple prose and spare scenes successfully convey desert ecology through the experiences of a humble 'tumble.'"--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Bergstrom's story is told in short, rhyming couplets paired with rich, earthy illustrations. ...Dusted with a hint of whimsy, this playful primer on desert life is perfect for all libraries."--School Library Journey, starred review