Author: Luisa LaFleur

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.

By Luisa LaFleur, The Children’s Book Review Published: December 4, 2008 The Best Mariachi in the World / El Mejor Mariachi del Mundo by J. D. Smith (Author), Dani Jones (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Raven Tree Press C/O Delta; Bilingual edition (October 1, 2008) The Best Mariachi in the World is a great little story about a boy and his numerous attempts to convince his family that he can be a part of their mariachi band. In addition to being an endearing tale about the timeless quest to find one’s calling, the author has built…

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