Tortillitas Para Mama

And Other Nursery Rhymes, Spanish and English

Selected and translated by Margot C. Griego, Betsy L. Bucks, Sharon S. Gilbert, and Laurel H. Kimball; Illustrated by Barbara Cooney

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Young children will treasure this collection of Latin American nursery rhymes. Preserved through oral tradition, these rhymes have been passed on from generation to generation. They have been lovingly gathered and translated for this book and many are accompanied by instructions for finger play. Illuminated by the beautiful paintings of Barbara Cooney, they are now available for a whole new audience to enjoy.

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Praise for Tortillitas Para Mama

"Highly useful in supporting early bilingual needs, this collection from Latin America has been preserved in the oral tradition. There are instructions for accompanying finger plays. Cooney's beautiful illustrations add much appeal."--Childhood Education

"Each of the verses is child-tested, selected with care and thought...The book is a visual and aural treat."--Parents' Choice

"A successful attempt to capture the often elusive authenticity of Hispanic subjects in children's picture books."--The Horn Book

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Selected and translated by Margot C. Griego, Betsy L. Bucks, Sharon S. Gilbert, and Laurel H. Kimball; Illustrated by Barbara Cooney

Margot C. Griego
Barbara Cooney
Betsy L. Bucks
Sharon S. Gilbert
Laurel H. Kimball

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Tortillitas Para Mama
And Other Nursery Rhymes, Spanish and English
Selected and translated by Margot C. Griego, Betsy L. Bucks, Sharon S. Gilbert, and Laurel H. Kimball; Illustrated by Barbara Cooney

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January 1988
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805003178
ISBN10: 0805003177
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8 x 8 1/4 inches, 32 pages, Illustrated
Age Range: 4 to 8
Grade Range: p to 3
$8.99
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