Spanish and Bilingual Children's Books

Reviewed November 13, 2013
 
The Bilingual Book of Rhymes, Songs, Stories, and Fingerplays by Pam Schiller, Rafael Lara-Alecio, and Beverly Irby.
    This is a collection of 450 rhymes, songs, and stories for young children. The English version is printed on one side of the page and the Spanish is printed on the opposite page. 371.21 S334b
 
    In this picture book that celebrates children's day/book day, children in the story read to one another to mark the holidays. The book is written in English and Spanish. JF M
 
Frederick by Leo Lionni.
    A mouse named Frederick prepares for the winter in this story told entirely in Spanish. JF L
 
Margaret and Margarita by Lynn Reiser.
    Two girls play in the park together even though one of them only speaks English and the other one only speaks Spanish. This is a bilingual story. JF R
 
My Diary from Here to There by Amanda Irma Perez.
    A little girl tells about her life as her father travels from Mexico to the United States, and she tells her story using English and Spanish words. JF P
 
On the Banks of the Amazon by Nancy Kelly Allen.
    Readers learn about the natural environment of the Amazon river basin in this title written in both English and Spanish.  JF A
 
    About 25 popular Spanish nursery rhymes are collected in this title that is written in both English and Spanish. JF A
     
    Children can learn about germs and the importance of washing their hands in this bilingual English/Spanish title. JF R