La Catrina: Colors: Colores (Lil' Libros Bilingual English/Spanish)

by Patty Rodriguez (Author) Citlali Reyes (Illustrator)

La Catrina: Colors: Colores (Lil' Libros Bilingual English/Spanish)
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
Series: Lil' Libros

Introduce little ones to the colors through the help of La Catrina in both English and Spanish! Alebrijes, sugar skulls, and papel picado are all examples of the colorfulness of Day of the Dead festivities. La Catrina, the beloved figure of Día de Muertos, will introduce little ones to colors and their first English and Spanish words. Gather orange cempasúchil, indulge in green mole, and light a sea of velas blancas to welcome our dearly departed back home!

This book is perfect for parents to guide their little ones through the colors in both English and Spanish, as well as introduce them to the basics of Day of the Dead traditions and festivities.

¡Introduzca a los pequeños a los colores a través de la ayuda de La Catrina en inglés y español! Alebrijes, calaveritas de azúcar y papel picado son ejemplos del colorido de las festividades del Día de Muertos. La Catrina, la amada figura del Día de Muertos, introducirá a los pequeños a los colores y sus primeras palabras en inglés y español. ¡Reúna cempasúchil de naranja, deléitese con el mole verde y encienda un mar de velas blancas para dar la bienvenida a nuestros queridos difuntos de regreso a casa!

Este libro es perfecto para que los padres guíen a sus pequeños a través de los colores tanto en inglés como en español, así como para presentarles los conceptos básicos de las tradiciones y festividades del Día de Muertos.

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Patty Rodriguez

Patty Rodriguez is the co-founder of Lil' Libros, a publisher of bilingual children's books and co-author of more than 15 books celebrating the Latino-American experience in this country. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time, and Rolling Stone magazine. You can also listen to Patty every morning in Los Angeles on the On Air with Ryan Seacrest nationally syndicated radio show. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Ariana Stein is the co-founder of Lil' Libros, a Los Angeles-based publisher that celebrates bilingualism and Latin American culture. Since 2014, she has co-authored a variety of first concept children's books. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CNN, KTLA, and more.

Citlali Reyes, born and raised in Mexico, loved to doodle as a child. It was after studying architecture that she was drawn toward the enchanting world of illustration and chose to become an illustrator full-time. Citlali enjoys telling stories through pictures, and her work is strongly influenced by the culture and vibrant colors of her country. She has partnered with Lil' Libros to illustrate more than 15 popular bilingual picture books for children in their board book collection.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Lil' Libros
Publication date
August 20, 2021
Lil' Libros
BISAC categories
JNF013020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Concepts | Colors
JNF026000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Holidays & Celebrations | General
Library of Congress categories
Board books
Libros de laminaana

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