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.
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|Edition description:||Spanish Language Edition|
|Product dimensions:||9.13(w) x 12.06(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About 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.
Table of Contents
|Buenos dias-Good Morning||6|
|El chocolate-The Chocolate||9|
|El barquito-The Little Boat||10|
|Los elefantes-The Elephant Song||12|
|La granja-The Farm||14|
|La vibora de la mar-The Sea Serpent||16|
|La arana pequenita-The Eensy, Weensy Spider||17|
|Las mananitas-Special Morning Song||19|
|La villa-The Village||20|
|Compadre, compreme un coco-Compadre, Buy Me a Coconut||21|
|De colores-Bright with Colors||23|
|Los pollitos-The Baby Chicks||26|
|Las hormiguitas-The Little Ants||27|
|Sana, sana-Sana, Sana||28|
|Un ratoncito-A Little Mouse||28|
|El burrito enfermo-The Sick Little Donkey||31|
|Caballito blanco-My Little White Horse||33|
|La pinata-The Pinata||34|
|Nanita, nana-Nanita, Nana||38|
|Naranja dulce-Sweet Orange||41|
|El coqui-Coqui, the Little Frog||42|
|Paz y libertad-Peace and Liberty||45|
|Duermete, mi nino-Go to Sleep, My Baby||47|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
De Colores and Other Latin-American Folk Song for Children. Bright with colors and with music, here is a joyous, festive celebration of children's songs from all over Latin America.
Genre: FolktaleReview: This is a good example of folktale and songs in spanish because they are popular songs in the hispanic culture that have been passed down through generations.Media: Watercolor, Color pencil
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.
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!