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ENGLISH & SPANISH PICTURE BOOK
The Adventures of Mr. Macaw is a story full of imagination, magic, and wonder. It has colorful illustrations, featuring both English and Spanish on every page. This book strengthens reading skills with its bilingual format and is ideal for helping 4-8-year-olds with foreign language comprehension. Countless school districts, teachers, and parents are using the book as a valuable learning tool.
THE ADVENTURES OF MR. MACAW, LAS AVENTURAS DEL SR. MACAW: Featuring 41 pages of vibrant, beautiful illustrations, this storybook shares the adventurous story two boys and their grandpa’s magical kite.
CLASSIC STORY FEEL: This tale, told in English and Spanish, captures a child's interest, page after page, as it takes their imagination on a magical journey. Follow the adventure as Mr. Macaw gets swept away in a tropical storm in Mexico. The boys soon discover all is not lost and get to see the big heart of abuelito’s old village.
FEATURES: Families get to see Latinx characters featured in the book. With English and Spanish text side-by-side, this easy-to-follow bilingual story is an excellent resource for strengthening reading skills. With its unique format, this storybook for children is ideal for helping early readers with foreign language comprehension.
FAMILY STORYTIME: Reading bilingual stories together is a great way to bond with your child while also fostering communication, teaching them about diversity, understanding, and a lifelong love for reading.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Leticia Ordaz is an Emmy-nominated anchor/reporter in Sacramento, California. She's covered some of the biggest stories in the country. As a Latina mother of two Spanish-speaking boys, she sees the importance of having more bilingual books for them and other children to choose from. After spending countless nights translating picture books to her children in Spanish, Leticia decided it was time to write her own stories for the world to read. She wants her sons to be proud of their Latinx culture and find children who look like them represented in more picture books.
THE ADVENTURES OF MR. MACAW is her first book, and she’s excited to share bilingual stories with children around the world. Leticia hopes to break barriers and change statistics that currently show there are only 5% Latinx authors and illustrators in the U.S.
ABOUT THE PUBLISHER:
Cielito Lindo Books pledges to always publish books that are respectful towards the various Latinx communities that exist while still providing children content to see themselves in. Cielito Lindo Books creates picture books for educators and families who are native speakers, those looking to learn Spanish or for those who see the importance of exposing students, children, or grandkids to diverse literature.
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