We Play Soccer / Jugamos Al Fútbol

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Product Details
Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Holiday House
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.8 X 11.1 X 0.3 inches | 0.78 pounds
Language
Spanish
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823445066

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About the Author
René Colato Laínez is the author of bilingual picture books, including Senor Pancho Had a Rancho, Vamonos! Let's Go!, and Playing Lotería, which was nominated for the Texas Star Book Award - the K-6 bilingual counterpart to the Texas Bluebonnet Award. He is also author of Let's Be Friends, Seamos Amigos, a companion book to Let's Play Soccer, Juguemos al Fútbol. He lives in California, where he teaches a bilingual kindergarten class. Through his work as both an author and an educator, he hopes to help all children develop positive self-images.

Nomar Perez grew up in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where "an amazing array of colors, sounds, and flavors" influenced his artistic life. He is the illustrator of two 2017 Amazon Best Sellers: All Day Long, God Loves Me and Everywhere I Go, God is With Me. He is a staff artist at American Greetings. He is also illustrator of Let's Be Friends, Seamos Amigos, a companion book to Let's Play Soccer, Juguemos al Fútbol. Nomar currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Reviews
"The bilingual sentence repetition . . . creates a realistic and seamless narrative that young children can easily follow while developing both English and Spanish skills. The illustrations are vibrant. . . . A bright, sweet story about friendship, teamwork, and the joy of soccer."--Kirkus Reviews

"Colorful artwork and detailed pictures keep readers engaged. . . . a simple story with delightful characters for beginning readers or those learning a new language."--School Library Journal