Synopses & Reviews
Nancy Maria Grande Tabor is the author of several bilingual books for Charlesbridge, including EL GUSTO DEL MERCADO MEXICANO/A TASTE OF THE MEXICAN MARKET, SOMOS UN ARCO IRIS/WE ARE A RAINBOW, CINCUENTA EN LA CEBRA/FIFTY ON THE ZEBRA, and ALBERTINA ANDA ARRIBA/ALBERTINA GOES UP. Nancy is a bilingual teacher in Sonoma, California. She often speaks at schools, libraries, and conferences to emphasize the need for language-rich books in Spanish. She stresses the importance of understanding other cultures and the reflection of culture through literature in both her presentations and her books.
This bilingual counting book is a fun-filled encounter with a zany host of animals--10 dragons on parade, 11 oysters at the opera, and 18 dalmatians showing off their diamonds. As they count, readers will enjoy answering the questions relating to the colorful cut-paper pictures while they review concepts such as colors, size, and shape.
About the Author
Are you ready to embark on a wild counting caper? Imagine... eleven oysters at the opera, eighteen dalmatians dressed in diamonds, and twelve ladybugs shopping in the market! Meet an unforgettable host of zany creatures in this delightful bilingual counting book.
Readers will encounter concepts such as color, time, size, shapes, and more as they answer questions relating to colorful cut-paper illustrations. Nancy María Grande Tabor's concise and direct questions encourage thinking while her charming characters entertain. In both Spanish and English, this unique counting book challenges children to learn new vocabulary while reviewing counting and fundamental concepts.