¡Hola, Marta!Marta is una niña, an ordinary girl . . . with some extraordinary animal friends!As Marta explores the jungle, she knows she's bigger than a bug, smaller than an elephant, and faster than a turtle. But then she meets the snake, who thinks Marta is sabrosa-tasty, very tasty! But Marta is ingeniosa, a very clever girl, and she outsmarts the snake with hilarious results.With simple Spanish and a glossary at the end, this fun read-aloud picture book teaches little ones to identify opposites and animals and learn new words.
"[A]n ideal book for the bilingual shelves." --School Library Journal, starred review
"Each Spanish word is explained clearly in context without it feeling like a dictionary-style translation... [E]ffective and fun." --Kirkus
"[A] delightful exploration of opposites with Spanish adjectives interspersed." --Horn Book
Jen Arena is a former editorial director at Random House Books for Young Readers. She now writes books for children full-time, including 100 Snowmen, a wintry counting story, and Besos for Baby, a bilingual board book of kisses. jenarenabooks.comAngela Dominguez is the author and illustrator of several books for children and a two-time recipient of the Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. Her debut middle grade novel, Stella Díaz Has Something To Say, was a New York Public Library and a Chicago Public Library pick for Best Books for Kids, Sid Fleischman Award winner, and an ALA Notable. She also illustrated bestselling picture book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World. angeladominguezbooks.com
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