Mama Goose by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy, illustrated by Maribel Suarez

 Mama Goose by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy, illustrated by Maribel Suarez, Disney Hyperion, 9781368045414, c2004, 2019

Format: Board book

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4

What did you like about the book: A beautiful treasure- a collection of Spanish lullabies with the English translations.   Soft calming illustrations and soothing rhyming text is sure to lull our little ones off to sleep.  It begins with ‘Ding-dong, This Beautiful Girl, Lullaby, and ends with Sweet Dreams.’ The backpage provides information on lullabies and the Spanish speaking folklore where these rhyming songs come from.

Anything you didn’t like about it? No.

To whom would you recommend this book?  Spanish speaking families here in America to share with their little ones as a bedtime story.

Who should buy this book?  Preschools, day cares, home and public libraries

Where would you shelve it ?  Board books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? no

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Julie Durmis, J.C. Solmonese Elementary School, Norton, MA

Date of review:  November 11, 2019


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