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The Word Collector: La coleccionista de palabras

By Luisa LaFleur, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 1, 2012

The Word Collector
La coleccionista de palabras

By Sonja Wimmer

Reading level: Ages 5 and up

Hardcover: 32 pages

Publisher: Cuento de Luz SL (English edition: April 1, 2012)(Spanish edition: September 1, 2011)

What to expect: Fantasy, Otherwordly, Adverture

In The Word Collector, Sonja Wimmer playfully weaves an intricate tale of words as objects, to be collected and saved and treasured. The Word Collector loves words, how they sound, how they look, the feelings they evoke–so she collects them. But then a curious thing happens—and people begin to forget their words and the emotions that they represent. The Word Collector has a job to do! Lovingly illustrated with vivid colors and precious details, The Word Collector is available in English and in Spanish editions.

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Luisa LaFleur reviews bilingual books for The Children’s Book Review to help parents choose the best books for their budding linguists. She was born in Argentina, attended school in NYC and speaks three foreign languages–Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Formerly an editor in NYC, Luisa is currently a stay-at-home mom to two little ones.

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