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This Theodore Geisel Honor book about a boy and his grandma is now available in Spanish!
He gets cheese.
He gets bread
He gets apples.
Very simple text and fun pictures support Spanish vocabulary and grammar comprehension in this delightful and brightly illustrated book.
Salto is a companion to Joe Cepeda's other ¡Me gusta leer! books, including Arriba, Veo, and Cavo, featuring the same curious, excited brothers exploring the world around them and celebrating the diversity of everyday life.
¡Me gusta leer! provides emerging Spanish language readers with translations of popular I Like to Read® books. The award-winning I Like to Read® series focuses on books for kindergarten through first grade. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors--create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own!
About the Author
Joe Cepeda received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach, and also studied Engineering at Cornell University. He is a fine artist, as well as an illustrator of more than thirty-five book jackets and picture books, which have received many honors including Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, Parenting Magazine's Reading Magic Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, Texas Library Association 2x2 Reading List, ALA Notable Books, and Child Magazine's Best Book of the Year. Joe illustrated Hey, Hey Hay! by Christy Mihaly, ¡Vamonos! Let's Go! by Rene Colato Lainez,and Swing Sisters by Karen Deans. He both wrote and illustrated the I Like to Read books--Up and I Dig. Joe received an American Library Association Pura Belpré Honor and the Recognition of Merit Award from the George G. Stone Center for Children's Books. He lives in Claremont, California.
"The essence of these books is about being a part of a community and finding happiness in simple but meaningful tasks. Add to all Spanish-language early reader collections."—School Library Journal