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What do you get when you combine an empty blue backpack, a sleepy brother and sister, and a houseful of treasures? Open this book and find out!

Come join the fun—in English and Spanish—and make an ordinary afternoon extraordinary.

Qué conseguirás si mezclas una mochila azul vacía, un hermano y una hermana soñolientos y una casa llena de tesoros? Abre este libro y te ...

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Overview

What do you get when you combine an empty blue backpack, a sleepy brother and sister, and a houseful of treasures? Open this book and find out!

Come join the fun—in English and Spanish—and make an ordinary afternoon extraordinary.

Qué conseguirás si mezclas una mochila azul vacía, un hermano y una hermana soñolientos y una casa llena de tesoros? Abre este libro y te enterarás!

Toma parte en la diversión bilingüe y convierte una tarde ordinaria en una extraordinaria.

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Children's Literature - Deborah Zink Brooks
Take young readers on a backyard camping trip that will not soon be forgotten. In English and Spanish, the story teaches a rainbow of color words and some common expressions. The rich and muted tones fill the pages with color and charm as two winsome children prepare to spend the afternoon outside in a tent. Collecting paraphernalia needed for hours of fun, this sister and brother run from room to room getting just the right stuff—backpack and jackets, a flute, a clock, a flashlight, books and a bear, each in a different color. Of course, the last item is the most important: a vibrant and multihued Mexican blanket which serves as the tent—and cleverly provides the readers with an opportunity to review all the colors in two languages. It is mighty comfortable in the shade of that backyard tent and, soon enough, it is time for a little afternoon rest—siesta. Many studies show that children learn second languages best at young ages and this is a terrific way to tempt kids to pick up some new words. Now available for younger children in a board book format. Reviewer: Deborah Zink Brooks
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061688843
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/24/2009
  • Language: Spanish
  • Pages: 34
  • Sales rank: 717,372
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ginger Foglesong Guy lives in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in Mexico, Arizona, Switzerland, and Costa Rica. She is also the author of the bilingual books ¡Fiesta! and Siesta.

Ginger Foglesong Guy es la autora de numerosos libros bilingües, entre ellos, los favoritos ¡Fiesta! and ¡Siesta!, así como el compañero de este libro, My School/Mi Escuela, también ilustrado por Viví Escrivá. Ginger creció en México, Arizona, Suiza, y Costa Rica. Ahora vive en el estado de Washington.

René King Moreno grew up in Warsaw, Indiana, and now lives in Chicago with her family. She is the illustrator of Under the Lemon Moon, by Edith Hope Fine, as well as ¡Fiesta! and Siesta.

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