Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros (Bilingual Spanish-English) (Paperback)

Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros (Bilingual Spanish-English) By Pat Mora, Rafael Lopez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pat Mora, Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)
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Description


This beautiful Pura Belpré Award–winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children’s Day/El día de los niños.

Children’s Day/Book Day; El día de los niños/El día de los libros is observed each year on April 30. Founder Pat Mora’s jubilant celebration of this day features imaginative text and lively illustrations by award-winning illustrator Rafael López that will turn this bilingual fiesta into a hit for story time! Toon! Toon!

The book includes a letter from the author and suggestions for celebrating Children’s Day /El día de los niños, making the book perfect for gifting, family celebrations, and classroom sharing.

About the Author


Pat Mora is an award-winning author and the founder of the family literacy initiative El día de los niños/ El día de los libros, Children's Day/ Book Day, now housed at the American Library Association. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Pat Mora es una autora premiada y la fundadora de El día de los niños/ El día de los libros, un programa para promover la lectura entre familia. El programa es auspiciado por la Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas, American Library Association (ALA). Ella vive en Santa Fé, Nuevo México.



Rafael López is the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling picture books The Day You Begin and Just Ask! Additionally, he was awarded the Pura Belpré Award for his art in Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day / Book Fiesta! Celebremos El día de los ninos/El día de los libros, Drum Dream Girl, and Dancing Hands. Rafael works with children and families to create community murals, as featured in his picture book Maybe Something Beautiful. He splits his time between San Diego, California, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Find him at rafaellopez.com. 

Rafael López s el ilustrador de los libros ilustrados The Day You Begin y Just Ask!, los bestsellers número 1 del New York Times. Además, recibió el Premio Pura Belpré por su arte en Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day / Book Fiesta! Celebremos El día de los ninos/El día de los libros, Drum Dream Girl y Dancing Hands. Rafael trabaja con niños y familias para crear murales comunitarios, como se muestra en su libro ilustrado Maybe Something Beautiful. Divide su tiempo entre San Diego, California, y San Miguel de Allende, México. Encuéntralo en rafaellopez.com.

Praise For…


“López’s acrylic illustrations fill the pages with color. His upbeat iconic style shows how much fun this celebration can be…This lively selection will motivate and excite children…” — School Library Journal

“Beautifully illustrated in bright, bold, acrylic paintings that integrate books and letters into timeless scenes of multicultural children cavorting, exploring, and, of course, reading.” — ALA Booklist

“The cheery and effortless dual English/Spanish text instills a festival atmosphere brilliantly expressed in López’s luminous full-page montages of a wolrd of reading opportunities.” — Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061288784
ISBN-10: 0061288780
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: March 29th, 2016
Pages: 40
Language: English