Margaret and Margarita - Margarita Y Margaret

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Margaret speaks only English, while Margarita speaks only Spanish. When they meet at the park, the become friends and teach each other how to speak their languages. Bilingual Picture Book.

Margaret speaks English and not Spanish. Margarita speaks Spanish and not English. In this delightful bilingual book they meet, and despite the language barrier they quickly become friends. Margaret learns Spanish words. Margarita learns them in ...

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Overview

Margaret speaks only English, while Margarita speaks only Spanish. When they meet at the park, the become friends and teach each other how to speak their languages. Bilingual Picture Book.

Margaret speaks English and not Spanish. Margarita speaks Spanish and not English. In this delightful bilingual book they meet, and despite the language barrier they quickly become friends. Margaret learns Spanish words. Margarita learns them in English. Full-color illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Janice Del Negro
Margaret unwillingly goes to the park with her mother, and Margarita (also unwillingly) goes to the park with hers. The two little girls meet, and although their mothers are dismayed that neither speaks the other's language (Margaret speaks English, and Margarita speaks Spanish), the two girls communicate with each other very well, trading words and information in both English and Spanish. Reiser's watercolor-and-ink illustrations show the pleasant interaction between the girls as they get to know each other and, in the end, understand the Spanish and English words for "friend". This is a well-conceived, well-executed bilingual picture book with a narrative that does more than serve as a vehicle for a language lesson. A valuable addition to school and public libraries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780780781115
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sales rank: 1,428,039
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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