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.
Colorado CLEL Bell Award , Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, American Library Association Notable Children's Books, 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