Follow los monstruos and los esqueletos to the Halloween party in this bilingual poem written by Marisa Montes, with illustrations by award-winning author and illustrator Yuyi MoralesUnder October's luna, full and bright, the monsters are throwing a ball in the Haunted Hall. Las brujas come on their broomsticks. Los muertos rise from their coffins to join in the fun. Los esqueletos rattle their bones as they dance through the door. And the scariest creatures of all aren't even there yet!This lively bilingual Halloween poem introduces young readers to a spooky array of Spanish words that will open their ojos to the chilling delights of the season.Los Gatos Black on Halloween is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year, the winner of the 2008 Pura Belpre Medal for Illustration and a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative.Award-winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales is the author of Caldecott Honor and Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Medal-winning Viva Frida, Pura Belpré (Illustration) Medal and Pura Belpré (Narrative) Honor book Los Gatos Black on Halloween, stunning bilingual bedtime story Little Night/Nochecita, Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas, and other picture books for young readers. She also illustrated Thunder Boy Jr., written by Sherman Alexie.
Title: Los Gatos Black on Halloween Binding: Hardcover Author: MarisaMontes Publisher: HenryHolt&Company
What can you do with a boy who tries to do things right but only leaves disaster in his wake? Laugh--that's what! Readers everywhere will love to laugh at the hilarious antics of the ever-blundering Juan Bobo, Puerto Rico's most celebrated fold character. In this rollicking Juan Bobo tale, our hero sets out to find work at the farm and the grocery. Although the tasks are simple and the directions couldn't be clearer, he always find a way to bungle things up as only a character whose name means "Simple John" could!
Los Gatos Black on Halloween The monsters crowd the Haunted Hall. 'Los monstruos' throw a monstrous ball. This lively poem introduces a spooky array of creatures and Spanish words to little niños everywhere. Glossary - from Los Gatos Black The Little Old Who Was Not Afraid of Anything Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! But one autumn night, while walking in the woods, the little old lady heard . . . CLOMP, CLOMP, SHAKE, SHAKE, CLAP, CLAP. And the little old lady who was not afraid of anything had the scare of her life! The Day of the Dead Follow two youngsters in a celebration of their ancestors on this vibrant Latin American holiday. Luscious collage illustrations and poetic text create a colorful tribute. English and Spanish versions are recounted side by side. Day of the Dead Song
A Black Cat on Halloween Valeria Veterinarian is a girl who loves animals and knows how to talk to them. Valeria and her best friend Alex try to help animals in trouble. On Halloween they find a lost black cat. Their search for the owner becomes a magical adventure. Book has close to 1000 words in Spanish. Requires 370 vocabulary words.