Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Issuu book: Animales de colores - Amazonia

Animales de colores - Amazonia, by Santiago Parreño, is a beautifully illustrated book about the animals of the Amazon rainforest. Through the story we meet a blue morpho butterfly, a toucan, an armadillo, a manatee, a pink river dolphin, a capibara, a coati, spider monkeys, parrots, sloths and more! Simple language and delightful illustrations make this the perfect addition to a thematic unit on the South American rainforest!!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Issuu book: Mi madre es rara

Mi madre es rara, by Rachna Gilmore, is a sweet story told from a young girl's perspective about how "strange" her mother can be at times. This is a great story to share with students for Mother's Day!

Monday, May 2, 2011

Issuu book: Bim Bam Bum

Bim Bam Bum is an adorable series of children's magazines from Ecuador. It is part of the newspaper El Tiempo. Find more issues of this fun periodical on El Tiempo Cuenca's Issue page. So CUTE!!

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Issuu book: Rik, el niño sin imaginación

Rik, el niño sin imaginación, is a funny story about a kid who seems to have no imagination, until he loses his mother at the mall and panics. The story is sweet and the illustrations - a mix of photos and drawings - are clever (Rik is a thumb!) A fun story for beginning to intermediate students of Spanish.