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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: September 30, 2011

F. Isabel Campoy

F. Isabel Campoy is a scholar devoted to the study of language acquisition. She is a well-known author of numerous children’s books in the areas of poetry, theatre, folktales, biographies, and art. She is the recipient of many notable awards, including the Reading the World Award 2004, for “Cuentos que contaban nuestras abuelitas;” and the Junior Library Guild Premier Selection Award, 2006.

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By Isabel F. Campoy, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: September 29, 2011

Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection

by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada

Atheneum. Simon & Schuster

Book overview: Once upon a time, in a land far away…

These stories have journeyed far—over mountains, deserts, and oceans—carried by the wind,  passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you.

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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: September 22, 2011

F. Isabel Campoy and  Alma Flor Ada recently published Ten Little Puppies/Diez perritos, a bilingual bonanza!

F. Isabel Campoy

F. Isabel Campoy is a scholar devoted to the study of language acquisition. She is a well-known author of numerous children’s books in the areas of poetry, theatre, folktales, biographies, and art. She is the recipient of many notable awards, including the Reading the World Award 2004, for “Cuentos que contaban nuestras abuelitas;” and the Junior Library Guild Premier Selection Award, 2006.

Alma Flor Ada

Alma Flor Ada is an internationally published children’s book author. She is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the Pura BelprÉ Award, the Christopher Award, the JosÉ MartÍ World Award, and the Museum of Tolerance Award.

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By F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: September 16, 2011

Ten Little Puppies/Diez perritos

by Alma Flor Ada (Author), F. Isabel Campoy (Author), Ulises Wensell (Illustrator)

Reading level: Ages 4 and up

Hardcover: 32 pages

Publisher: Rayo; Bilingual edition (March 8, 2011)

By Luisa LaFleur, The Children’s Book Review
Published: July 26, 2010

I’ve recently read a few new books that aim to teach our children Spanish the old-fashioned way: with songs and nursery rhymes. There are a plethora of computer programs that can be used to learn foreign languages but many language teachers will tell you that vocabulary and practice are the only real ways to learn a foreign language. What better way to learn new words and practice them over and over again, but by learning catchy songs and nursery rhymes?

Following are some recently published books that caught my eye: