Carefully crafted for both Spanish and English audiences, this radiant bilingual collection (a follow-up to the highly successful De Colores and Diez Deditos) includes over twenty holiday songs and rhymes gathered from Spanish-speaking countries. The songs focus on holidays that specifically honor Latin American culture-Cinco de Mayo, Carnival, César Chávez Day-as well as on familiar fiestas celebrated around the world-New Year’s, Christmas, Halloween, Mother’s Day, and more. With simple music for piano, voice, and guitar; informative background notes placing each song in context; Spanish and English lyrics presented side by side; and colorful collage illustrations, children of all ages will delight in this joyous new collection by the award-winning team of José-Luis Orozco and Elisa Kleven.
- ISBN: 9780525459378
- Author: Orozco, Jose-Luis
- Published: 2002 , Dutton Juvenile
- Themes: diversity, Friendship, Identity, numbers
- Descriptors: Americas, Bilingual, Early Years (ages 2-6), Infant/toddler (ages 0-2), Latin America, Rhymes/songs
- No. of pages: 48