El sol es de oro
la luna es de plata
y las estrellitas
son de hoja de lata.
The sun's a gold medallion.
The moon's a silver ball.
The little stars are only tin;
I love them best of all.
Here is a groundbreaking bilingual collection of traditional rhymes that celebrates childhood and Spanish and Latin
American heritage. From playing dress up to making tortillas, and from rising at daybreak to falling asleep, these
joyful rhymes are sure to delight young readers.
Passed down from generation to generation, the twenty-nine rhymes included have been lovingly selected by distinguished
authors Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy. English adaptations by Alice Schertle capture the spirit of each rhyme and
have a charm all their own. Accompanied by enchanting illustrations by Spanish artist Viví Escrivá, this collection is
destined to become a beloved classic for children already familiar with the rhymes as well as those encountering them
for the first time.
NOTE: It is a standalone book.