Flor loves to read, too, and she can often be found reading aloud to the children. Popular with her neighbors, she lets the children use her flowers as trumpets and her leftover tortillas as rafts. This time they present a heartwarming and humorous original tall tale—peppered with Spanish words and phrases—about a giant lady with a great big heart.
Dona Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart #ad - Doña flor is a giant lady who lives in a tiny village in the American Southwest. She wants to protect her beloved neighbors, so with the help of her animal friends, she sets off for the highest mesa to find the creature.
Thunder RoseHMH Books for Young Readers FBA-|289794 #ad - Thunder rose vows to grow up to be more than just big and strong, thank you very kindly--and boy, does she ever! But when a whirling storm on a riotous rampage threatens, has Rose finally met her match? Hmh books for Young Readers.
Abuela English Edition with Spanish Phrases Picture PuffinsPuffin Books #ad - The story is narrated in english, and sprinkled with Spanish phrases as Abuela points out places that they explore together. The exhilaration in rosalba’s and Abuela's story is magnified by the loving bond that only a grandmother and granddaughter can share. Also available in a spanish-language edition ISBN: 978-0-14-056226-2"A book to set any child dreaming.
. Any reader can handle it, whether familiar with Spanish or not. A young girl and her grandmother celebrate their home and relationship in this magical story. Winner of the parents' choice award!come join rosalba and her grandmother, her abuela, sights, on a magical journey as they fly over the streets, and people of New York City which sparkles below.
Abuela English Edition with Spanish Phrases Picture Puffins #ad - It's just joyful. The new york times* "A marvelous balancing of narrative simplicity with visual intricacy. The city is transformed into a treasure trove of jewels, dazzling the eye, uplifting the spirits. The horn book starred review * "Each illustration is a masterpiece of color, line, and form that will mesmerize youngsters.
Paul Bunyan Reading Rainbow BookHarperCollins 9780688058005 #ad - Paul Bunyan Reading Rainbow Book #ad - Perfect for read-alouds full of laughter! do you know who was the largest baby ever born in the state of Maine? What about who dug the Great Lakes? Or who gouged out the Grand Canyon? Why, America's finest, of course, funniest lumberman and favorite folktale hero! In this engaging tale, it was Paul Bunyan, fastest, beloved children's author Steven Kellogg combines exuberant illustrations with a hysterical text to creat a truly legendary tale.
Hmh books for Young Readers. A funny retelling of the tallest of tall tales, the rollicking adventures of Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox, paired with the extravegant and lively illustrations of Steven Kellogg. Reading rainbow book. Puffin.
La Princesa and the PeaG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - Readers will be enchanted by this Latino twist on the classic story, and captivated by the vibrant art inspired by the culture of Peru. Puffin. Hmh books for Young Readers. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa, but the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too. Reading rainbow book.
El príncipe knows this girl is the one for him, as usual, but, his mother doesn’t agree. The princess and the pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling, winner of the Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration.
Pecos BillHarperCollins #ad - Pecos Bill #ad - Reading rainbow book. The anecdotes associated with Texas's fabled cowboy hero burst from the pages in rapid succession, Kellogg's robust illustrations enlarging and enriching the energetic text. School Library Journal. Hmh books for Young Readers. A read-aloud treat. One of Kellogg's best. Booklist. Puffin.
Swamp AngelPuffin Books #ad - Swamp Angel #ad - Zelinsky's stunning folk-art paintings are the perfect match for the irony, exaggeration, and sheer good humor of this original tall tale set on the American frontier. A caldecott honor bookan ala notable booka time magazine best book of the yeara new York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the YearWinner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book AwardA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year Hmh books for Young Readers.
Puffin. Caldecott Medal-winning artist Paul O. Reading rainbow book. Swamp angel can lasso a tornado, and drink an entire lake dry. She single-handedly defeats the fearsome bear known as Thundering Tarnation, wrestling him from the top of the Great Smoky Mountains to the bottom of a deep lake.
John Henry Picture PuffinsPuffin Books #ad - The story is told with rhythm and wit, humor and exageration, and with a heart-catching immediacy that connects the human and the natural world. Reading rainbow book. He's stronger than ten men and can dig through a mountain faster than a steam drill. A caldecott honor book* "this is a tall tale and heroic myth, a celebration of the human spirit.
Puffin. He grew so fast, pulverizing boulders, and laughed so loud, he scared the sun! Soon John Henry is swinging two huge sledgehammers to build roads, he burst right through the porch roof, and smashing rocks to smithereens. This carefully crafted updating begs to be read aloud for its rich, rhythmic storytelling flow, and the suitably oversize illustrations amplify the text.
John Henry Picture Puffins #ad - Publishers Weekly Hmh books for Young Readers. Booklist, starred review"Another winning collaboration from the master storyteller and gifted artist of Tales of Uncle Remus fame. School library journal"a great American hero comes fully to life in this epic retelling filled with glorious, detailed watercolors.
Julius lester and jerry Pinkney's warm, humorous retelling of a popular African-American folk ballad. When john henry was born the birds, rabbits, bears, and even a unicorn came to see him. Nothing can stop John Henry, and his courage stays with us forever.
Mike FinkHarperCollins #ad - Mike Fink #ad - Reading rainbow book. Mike was a whole lot more than a keelboater -- yes, sir! He was a crack shot and the best grizzly and gator wrestler on the river. Used book in Good Condition. They don't make 'em like Mike these days, now do they? Hmh books for Young Readers. Puffin. Mike fink was king of the keelboatmen -- the strongest, rowdiest bunch of fellows ever to work on the Mississippi.
Cuckoo/Cuc£: A Mexican Folktale/Un cuento folkl¢rico mexicano Spanish and English EditionHMH Books for Young Readers FBA-|289552 #ad - Cuckoo/Cuc£: A Mexican Folktale/Un cuento folkl¢rico mexicano Spanish and English Edition #ad - Trouble is, she's lazy. She never does her share of work—that is, until a field fire threatens the season's seed crop and Cuckoo is the only one who can save it. Used book in Good Condition. Cuckoo is beautiful. Reading rainbow book. But will she risk harming her lovely feathers by flying through the thick smoke and flames? Hmh books for Young Readers.
Pintura de raton/Mouse Paint Bilingual Boardbook Spanish and English EditionHMH Books for Young Readers 9780547333328 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A real charmer that’s great fun as well as informative. School library Journal Hmh books for Young Readers. Tanto padres como hijos podrán apreciar esta presentación ligera de una lección en color. Un día tres ratones blancos descubren tres frascos con pintura roja, azul y amarilla.
Puffin. One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. Both parents and children alike will appreciate this lighthearted presentation of a lesson in color. Reading rainbow book. Walsh’s cut-paper collage illustrations have bold colors and just the right simplicity for the storyline.