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Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita

Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita

Angela Dominguez; illustrations by Angela Dominguez

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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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 gives a fresh new twist to the classic rhyme. Maria and her mischievous little llama will steal your heart.

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

Reviews

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.” —BCCB

“This is a scene young children will return to again and again.” —The Horn Book

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About the author

Angela Dominguez; illustrations by Angela Dominguez

Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides in San Francisco. She has illustrated four previous books for children. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She's delighted to still be doing both.

Angela Dominguez

Jeff Samaniego

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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