Synopses & Reviews
The best-selling Little Blue Truck is now available in Spanish!and#160;El camioncito Azul is a joyful cacophony of animal and truck sounds in verse that will have youngsters beeping and quackingand#8212;and begging for one more go-round! Along the way, readers see that it pays to be kind to others. Jill McElmurryand#8217;s gouache illustrations of wild-eyed farm animals and country roads are warm and wonderful, suiting the cheerfully rhyming text of Alice Schertle to a T. This Spanish translation by award-winning poetand#160;Isabel Campoy maintains the rhyme and charm of the original, and the sturdy board book pages are sure to withstand many riotous read-aloud sessions.
Spanish-Language edition of the classic Margaret Wise Brown bedtime book Goodnight Moon.
Margaret Wise Brown's classic bedtime book "Goodnight Moon" is now available in a Spanish-language board-book edition.
Theand#160;delightful story of a friendly little blue truck with big-rig pluck--now available in a Spanish board book version that keeps the rhyme and the charm of the original.
About the Author
Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequaled. Her many classic books continue to delight thousands of young listeners and readers year after year.
Muy pocos escritores de literatura infantil han logrado captar las emociones e inquietudes de la niñez como Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Sus numerosos y ya clásicos libros y grabaciones continúan deleitando a lectores y oyentes de todas las edades.
Clement Hurd (1908-1988) is best known for illustrating Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown. He studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and others in the early 1930s. After his return to the United States in 1935, he began to work in children's books. He illustrated more than one hundred books, many of them with his wife, Edith Thacher Hurd, including the Johnny Lion books, The Day the Sun Danced, and The Merry Chase. A native of New York City, he lived most of his life in Vermont and California.
Clement Hurd (1908-1988) se graduó de Yale University. Estudió pintura en París en los años 1930 con Fernand Léger, entre otros. Allí fue donde desarrolló su estilo característico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien también creó muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los niños.