Eight animals go to market, to supper, and to dance, in a tale that introduces the numbers from one to eight and vocabulary in English and Spanish. By the author of Say Hola to Spanish.
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: Susan Middleton Elya, whose first book, Say
Hola to Spanish
, was hailed in a starred Kirkus
review as "innovative, useful and fun", has taken her trademark seamless union of English and Spanish to new heights with this fun-filled, rhyming story. It's a great day out for eight eager animals--ocho animales--who travel to the market to find their supper--including queso
(cheese) for the mouse and hierba
(grass) for the cow--and then dance the night away at the baile
. Introducing Spanish words for numbers, foods, the names of animals, and other simple words and phrases, this book is perfect for non-Spanish speakers as well as Spanish-speakers learning English.
Lee Chapman's bright and funny paintings, inspired by Mexican folk art, enhance the language and humor of this delightful story.