Some of our favorite new pictures books in Spanish / Algunos favoritos de los nuevos libros ilustrados en español
Where does your imagination travel when you're bored and stuck inside? Milo, an energetic girl confined to Abuelita's plant shop, spends her time roaming the aisles and checking out knickknacks. She finds that she isn't alone - a Bengal tiger is loose in the shop! Together, after earning each other's trust, they delve into the deep dark rainforest of plants and head to their first of many adventures.
A little girl and her abuela tend to an injured bird they find in the snow, allowing it to fly around the living room until it is ready to be released.
Rocio has grown up in Central America, but now she and her family are moving to the United States. Rocio does her best to adjust to a new way of living, but there are many things she misses from her old life--Abuela's cooking, Abuela's pinata creations, Abuela's warm hugs, and of course, Abuela herself most of all. But Abuela finds a way to send Rocio something special just in time for her birthday--a gift wrapped with lots of love--and that fills Rocio to the brim.
Following their wise grandmother's advice, a brother and sister discover their ability to lift themselves up and imagine a better world.
Follow along with our narrator as he passes through his busy neighborhood in search of the Paletero Man. But when he finally catches up with him, our narrator's pockets are empty. Oh no! What happened to his dinero? It will take the help of the community to get the tasty treat now.
Leila Wayward is a little witch who excels at everything she does. She's the fastest flier, the most cunning conjuror, and the most superb shape-shifter. She has won trophies for potions, herbology, and alchemy--and now she dreams of winning the Magnificent Witchy Cake-off! As the youngest in a long line of masters of the Dark Arts of Patisserie, Leila wants her entry to be perfect. But even with the most bewitching of recipes, she realizes a terrible truth: she's a disaster in the kitchen. Luckily, Leila has three magical sisters who are happy to share their culinary secrets with her. What's more, Leila discovers that baking with them is fun! Win or lose, she has already tasted the sweetest thing of all: acceptance--with a pinch of nightshade and a bit of mandrake.
Describes--in Spanish, English, and Nahuat--the power of wind from the perspective of a mischievous youngster.
This joyful picture-book homage to a day of community and inclusion--and to the joys of anticipation--is also a comprehensive history. With bright, buoyant illustrations and lyrical, age-appropriate rhyme modeled on "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," it tackles difficult content such as the Stonewall Riots and the AIDS marches. On the night before Pride, families everywhere are preparing to partake. As one family packs snacks and makes signs, an older sibling shares the importance of the march with the newest member of the family. Reflecting on the day, the siblings agree that the best thing about Pride is getting to be yourself.
Three girls follow their grandmother into her garden, where they examine her collection of rocks, crystals, shells, and meteorites and learn about the marvels they reveal.
Sick at home, a young girl misses the costume party at school, so she decides to wear her rabbit costume the next day; but when the other children laugh at her, she is sad--until a boy turns up in his carrot costume, and soon the other children join in their play.
When Miguel and his parents move from Puerto Rico to the U.S. mainland, Miguel misses their home, his grandparents, and his pet frog, Coquí, but he soon realizes that New York City has more in common with back home than he originally thought.
Meet a young girl who loves her cozy home. It smells like cinnamon tea and feels like warm pajamas. But even when she's away from home, and everything is different, she finds a way to become her own home, where she feels calm. At night, when it's too dark and her feet are cold, her room can be a little scary. But she creates her own light when she closes her eyes and thinks of the sun.