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De Colores and Other Latin American Folksongs for Children
     

De Colores and Other Latin American Folksongs for Children

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by Jose-Luis Orozco, Elisa Kleven (Illustrator)
 

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Bursting with color and spirit, this collection of Latin-American songs is a tribute to Latino culture. From traditional tunes to rhymes and hand games, De Colores has songs for all occasions and moods. Each song is accompanied by simple musical arrangements, with lyrics in both English and Spanish. Slightly abridged from the original edition, this is ideal for

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Bursting with color and spirit, this collection of Latin-American songs is a tribute to Latino culture. From traditional tunes to rhymes and hand games, De Colores has songs for all occasions and moods. Each song is accompanied by simple musical arrangements, with lyrics in both English and Spanish. Slightly abridged from the original edition, this is ideal for classroom use, multicultural studies, or just plain fun.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Fiesta-bright folk art accompanies songs from locales ranging from Argentina to the Dominican Republic. Complete with music and lyrics in both Spanish and English, "this collection brims with vitality and good cheer," said PW. Ages 4-8. (Aug.) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140565485
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
Spanish Language Edition
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
441,912
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.19(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Jose-Luis Orozco is a bilingual children's performer, recording artist, and author who makes appearances nationwide. He lives in Los Angeles, California. 

Elisa Kleven grew up making dollhouses and collages out of doilies and postage stamps. Today, she is thrilled to carry on building her artistic dream worlds in the form of beautiful picture books. Elisa lives in Berkeley, California.

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de Colores and Other Latin American Folksongs for Children 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My son is two years old and loves this book as well as the corresponding CD and any other product from Jose Luis Orozco. The songs are great fun for giving your child a little taste of Latin American music. The songs are in Spanish with English translations or adaptions for fun in both languages.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was impressed to find this book which contains the music of several traditional Mexican songs and more. It is easy to play the melody part and sign. A must to have for anyone who love Spanish and wants to learn this beautiful songs. I highly recommend it to every one to try it. You won't be disappointed!