Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita
Angela Dominguez; illustrations by Angela Dominguez
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Everyone knows about Mary and her little lamb. But do you know Maria?
With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and Spanish retellings, Angela Dominguez's Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita gives a fresh new twist to the classic rhyme. Maria and her mischievous little llama will steal your heart.
American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor, Colorado CLEL Bell Award , ALA Notable Children's Books
Praise for Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita
“A fresh and enjoyable reimagining of a traditional children's rhyme.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A solid addition to a bilingual storytime program.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“This is a scene young children will return to again and again.” —The Horn Book