The Birthday Book: Las Mananitas by Susie Jaramillo, Encantos Media Studios, PBC, 9781945635489, c2020, 2021 (small size edition)
Format: Board book
Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4
What did you like about the book: The Birthday Book is a lift-the-flap celebration of your special day in Spanish & English. It begins with a song to wake Sammy on his birthday, friends, presents, a pinata, and making wishes after everyone sings happy birthday. The colorful illustrations and simple text is sure to entertain young readers over and over.
Anything you didn’t like about it? No.
To whom would you recommend this book? A great read aloud to share with little ones on their birthday and learning to speak English and Spanish.
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: December 27, 2020
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