Mamá Goose: A Latine Nursery Treasury / Un Tesoro de Rimas Infantiles (Bilingual English/Spanish)

by Alma Flor Ada (Author) Maribel Suárez (Illustrator)

Mamá Goose: A Latine Nursery Treasury / Un Tesoro de Rimas Infantiles (Bilingual English/Spanish)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

A unique bilingual treasury full of charm and humor that includes more than 80 rhymes and lullabies from across the Spanish-speaking world.

This delightfully illustrated full-color collection includes beloved lullabies, jump rope songs, riddles, and proverbs collected by award-winning authors and scholars of Latine literature. Rich with the diversity of Latine cultures, this treasury serves as both a warm introduction to Latine folklore for English speakers and a trove of familiar favorites for Spanish speakers. The collection also includes sheet music and bonus content for caregivers to enrich the reading experience.

Este libro es un tesoro bilingüe único, lleno de encanto y humor, que contiene más de 80 rimas y canciones de cuna de todo el mundo hispanohablante.

Esta colección hermosamente ilustrada a todo color contiene entrañables canciones de cuna, canciones para saltar la cuerda, adivinanzas y refranes recolectados por galardonados autores y estudiosos de la literatura latine. Este tesoro, ricamente diverso gracias a las culturas hispanas, sirve como un cálido acercamiento al folclor latine para los hablantes de inglés y como una joya de obras favoritas familiares para los hispanohablantes. Esta colección también incluye partituras y contenido extra para que los cuidadores puedan enriquecer la experiencia de lectura.

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Review quotes

"Gathering fresh material, Ada and colleagues expand the scope of ¡Pío Peep! Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes (2003)...Suárez decorates the pages with smiling, round-faced, sweet-looking children and animals bouncing about exuberantly."—Kirkus Reviews
Alma Flor Ada
Alma Flor Ada is a prominent figure in education and author of a vast array of children's literature, including ¡PÍo Peep! Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes, which was cowritten with F. Isabel Campoy. She has received multiple accolades, including the Pura Belpré, Christopher Award, and Ohtli award from the Mexican government.

F. Isabel Campoy has received many awards, including the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, NABE Ramón Santiago Award, and ALA Notable Book Award. A scholar of Hispanic culture and author of numerous children's books, F. Isabel is a member of the Academy of Spanish Language. Maribel Suárez has been illustrating picture books since 1985, with more than 70 titles published in Mexico, Spain, and the United States. She recently started working in animation and has done 3 shorts to date.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date
September 05, 2023
BISAC categories
JUV013000 - Juvenile Fiction | Family | General
JUV012020 - Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore | Country & Ethnic - General
JUV031040 - Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts | Music
JUV055000 - Juvenile Fiction | Nursery Rhymes
JUV011030 - Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States - Hispanic & Latino
JUV017000 - Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | General
JUV070000 - Juvenile Fiction | Poetry (see also Stories in Verse)
Library of Congress categories
Spanish language materials
Latin America
Nursery rhymes, Spanish American
Nursery rhymes, Spanish
Children's songs, Spanish

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