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¡A dormir, pequeño monstruo!

Heather Ayris Burnell (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671701

This is the Spanish only version of Bedtime Monster. A little boy doesn't want to go to bed. He whines. He cries. He throws a tantrum. He begins to grow long claws and a tail. What? A tail? It's true! This little boy is not only acting like a monster, he turns into one! He growls a scary growl. He grows a tail. But, his parents know what to do. They calmly cuddle, rock, and sing to him. Here is a monster you might actually want to snuggle with as bedtime draws near.

A Dog's Day (Short Vowels-4)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672432

This book is intended for students approaching fluency in English. This poem is intended to tell a story; illustrate the idea of beginning/middle/end in a story line; and be used as an independent reading material.

Todavía más

Barbara Quick, Liz McGrath (author), Liz McGrath (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672098

This is the Spanish only version of Even More. Todavía más is a tender testament to the bond between a mother and her child. Linked sketches and observations chronicle the child's birth to the mother's old age. Both mother and child tell a tale of enduring love through hard times and gentle memories. Todavía más is an affirmation of growing up, growing older, but never growing apart.

Remember Me? / ¿Te acuerdas de mí?

Sue Glass (author), W. Yunker (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672111

This bilingual book, in both English and Spanish, includes a vocabulary page at the end of the book. A young girl's grandfather can't, or doesn't want to, remember her anymore. What did she do wrong? Understanding comes after the guilt and secrecy surrounding her grandfather's Alzheimer's disease is exposed. The story is told through the eyes of a child to help children gently understand the emotions of the affliction.

Even More

Barbara Quick, Liz McGrath (author), Liz McGrath (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672074

Even More is a tender testament to the bond between a mother and her child. Linked sketches and observations chronicle the child's birth to the mother's old age. Both mother and child tell a tale of enduring love through hard times and gentle memories. Even More is an affirmation of growing up, growing older, but never growing apart.

Even More / Todavía más

Barbara Quick, Liz McGrath (author), Liz McGrath (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672081

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Even More. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Even More/Todavía más is a tender testament to the bond between a mother and her child. Linked sketches and observations chronicle the child's birth to the mother's old age. Both mother and child tell a tale of enduring love through hard times and gentle memories. Even More/Todavía más is an affirmation of growing up, growing older, but never growing apart.

Grandma's Pear Tree / El peral de Abuela

Suzanne Santillan (author), Atilio Pernisco (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671350

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Grandma's Pear Tree. The Spanish is sprinkled in and as each word is introduced, it is used from there thru to the end of the book. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Jessie's ball is stuck in Grandma's prized pear tree. Worried that Grandma will be mad, Jessie tries to get the ball down by asking for help from busy relatives before Grandma sees the problem. From a shoe to a chicken, each suggestion only seems to make the problem worse. With no other choice, Jessie finally admits to Grandma what has happened. In the end, Jessie learns that working together is best to solve a problem and that family is there to support you when you need them.

Grandma's Pear Tree

Suzanne Santillan (author), Atilio Pernisco (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671367

Jessie's ball is stuck in Grandma's prized pear tree. Worried that Grandma will be mad, Jessie tries to get the ball down by asking for help from busy relatives before Grandma sees the problem. From a shoe to a chicken, each suggestion only seems to make the problem worse. With no other choice, Jessie finally admits to Grandma what has happened. In the end, Jessie learns that working together is best to solve a problem and that family is there to support you when you need them.

Paco and the Giant Chili Plant / Paco y la planta chili gigante

Keith Polette (author), Elizabeth O. Dulemba (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671398

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Paco and the Giant Chili Plant. The Spanish is sprinkled in and as each word is introduced, it is used from there thru to the end of the book. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Paco and the Giant Chile Plant is a picture book with all the fun of a fairy tale twisted into a humorous variation. Based on the classic "Jack and the Bean Stalk" fairy tale, Polette uses the desert Southwest as an unexpected setting. Filled with prickly pears and such, our story moves from the sandy earth into a cloudy domain where anything is possible. A place where giants may bellow: "FEE, FI, FO, FUM, I SMELL THE BLOOD OF A HUMAN ONE. BE HE THIN OR BE HE FAT, FOR MY TORTILLA, I'LL GRIND HIM FLAT!" We might even solve the age old question of what happened to Jack's (Opps! Paco's) long lost Pappa.

Paco and the Giant Chili Plant

Keith Polette (author), Elizabeth O. Dulemba (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671404

Paco and the Giant Chile Plant is a picture book with all the fun of a fairy tale twisted into a humorous variation. Based on the classic "Jack and the Bean Stalk" fairy tale, Polette uses the desert Southwest as an unexpected setting. Filled with prickly pears and such, our story moves from the sandy earth into a cloudy domain where anything is possible. A place where giants may bellow: "FEE, FI, FO, FUM, I SMELL THE BLOOD OF A HUMAN ONE. BE HE THIN OR BE HE FAT, FOR MY TORTILLA, I'LL GRIND HIM FLAT!" We might even solve the age old question of what happened to Jack's (Opps! Paco's) long lost Pappa.

Paco y la planta chili gigante

Keith Polette (author), Elizabeth O. Dulemba (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671411

This is the Spanish only version of Paco and the Giant Chili Plant. Paco and the Giant Chile Plant is a picture book with all the fun of a fairy tale twisted into a humorous variation. Based on the classic "Jack and the Bean Stalk" fairy tale, Polette uses the desert Southwest as an unexpected setting. Filled with prickly pears and such, our story moves from the sandy earth into a cloudy domain where anything is possible. A place where giants may bellow: "FEE, FI, FO, FUM, I SMELL THE BLOOD OF A HUMAN ONE. BE HE THIN OR BE HE FAT, FOR MY TORTILLA, I'LL GRIND HIM FLAT!" We might even solve the age old question of what happened to Jack's (Opps! Paco's) long lost Pappa.

The Best Mariachi in the World / El mejor mariachi del mundo

J. D. Smith (author), Dani Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671428

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of The Best Mariachi in the World. The Spanish words for musical concepts are sprinkled in and as each word is introduced, it is used from there thru to the end of the book. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Everyone in Gustavo's family is in a mariachi band. Everyone except Gustavo, that is. They all play violíns, trumpets and guitars. They all make wonderful music in restaurants and at wedding parties. Gustavo would love to join the band, but he can't play any of the instruments. What's a wannabe marichi to do? Follow Gustavo as he finds his place in the family mariachi band.

The Best Mariachi in the World

J. D. Smith (author), Dani Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671435

Everyone in Gustavo's family is in a mariachi band. Everyone except Gustavo, that is. They all play violíns, trumpets and guitars. They all make wonderful music in restaurants and at wedding parties. Gustavo would love to join the band, but he can't play any of the instruments. What's a wannabe marichi to do? Follow Gustavo as he finds his place in the family mariachi band.

El mejor mariachi del mundo

J. D. Smith (author), Dani Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671442

This is the Spanish only version of The Best Mariachi in the World. Everyone in Gustavo's family is in a mariachi band. Everyone except Gustavo, that is. They all play violíns, trumpets and guitars. They all make wonderful music in restaurants and at wedding parties. Gustavo would love to join the band, but he can't play any of the instruments. What's a wannabe marichi to do? Follow Gustavo as he finds his place in the family mariachi band.

A Sweater for Duncan

Margaret Gay Malone (author), Lorraine Dey (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671718

Little Duncan penguin is proud of his fuzzy coat. He sticks out his chest as he waddles among the other penguins. He knows he is the handsomest one in the frozen south. Trouble jumps in when his fuzz flies off in clumps and floats on the wind like butterflies. His mother agrees to knit him a sweater, but will that solve the problem? The sweater is just too small. What's he to do? Finally, his mother leads him to a mirror-like piece of ice, where a happy surprise awaits. He's all grown up, and again the handsomest penguin in the frozen south.

A Sweater for Duncan / Un suéter para Duncan

Margaret Gay Malone (author), Lorraine Dey (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671725

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of A Sweater for Duncan. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Little Duncan penguin is proud of his fuzzy coat. He sticks out his chest as he waddles among the other penguins. He knows he is the handsomest one in the frozen south. Trouble jumps in when his fuzz flies off in clumps and floats on the wind like butterflies. His mother agrees to knit him a sweater, but will that solve the problem? The sweater is just too small. What's he to do? Finally, his mother leads him to a mirror-like piece of ice, where a happy surprise awaits. He's all grown up, and again the handsomest penguin in the frozen south.

Un suéter para Duncan

Margaret Gay Malone (author), Lorraine Dey (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671732

This is the Spanish only version of A Sweater for Duncan. Little Duncan penguin is proud of his fuzzy coat. He sticks out his chest as he waddles among the other penguins. He knows he is the handsomest one in the frozen south. Trouble jumps in when his fuzz flies off in clumps and floats on the wind like butterflies. His mother agrees to knit him a sweater, but will that solve the problem? The sweater is just too small. What's he to do? Finally, his mother leads him to a mirror-like piece of ice, where a happy surprise awaits. He's all grown up, and again the handsomest penguin in the frozen south.

Rip Squeak and His Friends

Susan Yost Filgate (author), Leonard Filgate (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671633

The world of Rip Squeak exists in a summer cottage in the country where no humans live ten months out of the year. The stories are about Rip Squeak and his little sister Jesse and their strange friendship with Abbey, and abandoned kitten, and a frog named Euripides. Rip and Jesse live inside the walls of a summer cottage. Abbey prefers to befriend creatures like mice and frogs and birds rather than other cats. She introduces Rip and Jesse to her friend Euripides, a very entertaining actor and storyteller who lives and breathes the theater. Through Rip's own words, the books introduce the stories of these creatures and the friendships they develop, setting the stage for adventures yet to come. Rip Squeak, the mouse, and his little sister Jesse live inside the walls of a summer cottage. Their friend Abbey, an abandoned kitten, prefers to befriend creatures like mice and frogs and birds rather than other cats. Rip, Jesse and Abbey meet Euripides, an entertaining actor and storyteller who lives and breathes the theater. When the family that lives in the little cottage is gone, the excitement begins. Rip Squeak and his sister, Jesse, with the help of Abbey and Euripides, discover a whole new world that's been right under their noses!

The Surprise Party, A Rip Sqeak Story

Lee Cohen (author), Loyal De Neuville (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671671

The world of Rip Squeak exists in a summer cottage in the country where no humans live ten months out of the year. The stories are about Rip Squeak and his little sister Jesse and their strange friendship with Abbey, and abandoned kitten, and a frog named Euripides. Rip and Jesse live inside the walls of a summer cottage. Abbey prefers to befriend creatures like mice and frogs and birds rather than other cats. She introduces Rip and Jesse to her friend Euripides, a very entertaining actor and storyteller who lives and breathes the theater. Through Rip's own words, the books introduce the stories of these creatures and the friendships they develop, setting the stage for adventures yet to come. How do you tell Mom and Dad you love them? How about throwing them a surprise party? For Rip Squeak and his friends, Jesse, Abbey and Euripides, it's all part of a nonstop, fun-filled day where cleaning the house, baking a cake and blowing up balloons becomes an adventure they'll never forget!

Bedtime Monster

Heather Ayris Burnell (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671688

A little boy doesn't want to go to bed. He whines. He cries. He throws a tantrum. He begins to grow long claws and a tail. What? A tail? It's true! This little boy is not only acting like a monster, he turns into one! He growls a scary growl. He grows a tail. But, his parents know what to do. They calmly cuddle, rock, and sing to him. Here is a monster you might actually want to snuggle with as bedtime draws near.

Bedtime Monster / ¡A dormir, pequeño monstruo!

Heather Ayris Burnell (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671695

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Bedtime Monster. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. A little boy doesn't want to go to bed. He whines. He cries. He throws a tantrum. He begins to grow long claws and a tail. What? A tail? It's true! This little boy is not only acting like a monster, he turns into one! He growls a scary growl. He grows a tail. But, his parents know what to do. They calmly cuddle, rock, and sing to him. Here is a monster you might actually want to snuggle with as bedtime draws near.

A Walk With Grandpa / Un paseo con abulo

Sharon K. Solomon (author), Pamela Barcita (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671206

This is the bilingual version (English and Spanish of A Walk With Grandpa, a Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Recipient. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. A simple walk in the woods becomes so much more. As Daniela and her grandfather stroll through a peaceful woodland setting, they enjoy the beautiful day and each other's company. By playing a word game as they walk, they begin to express just how much they mean to each other. The sentiment and love expressed in this story will bring back fond memories for adults and inspire children, as well. Children may want to create their own special language and bond with their extended families after listening to or reading about Daniela and her grandpa. The first half of the story is told in opposites, while the second half is told using synonyms.

A Walk With Grandpa

Sharon K. Solomon (author), Pamela Barcita (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671213

A Walk With Grandpa is a Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Recipient. A simple walk in the woods becomes so much more. As Daniela and her grandfather stroll through a peaceful woodland setting, they enjoy the beautiful day and each others company. By playing a word game as they walk, they begin to express just how much they mean to each other. The sentiment and love expressed in this story will bring back fond memories for adults and inspire children, as well. Children may want to create their own special language and bond with their extended families after listening to or reading about Daniela and her grandpa. The first half of the story is told in opposites, while the second half is told using synonyms.

Un paseo con abulo

Sharon K. Solomon (author), Pamela Barcita (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671220

This is the Spanish only version of A Walk With Grandpa, a Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Recipient. A simple walk in the woods becomes so much more. As Daniela and her grandfather stroll through a peaceful woodland setting, they enjoy the beautiful day and each other's company. By playing a word game as they walk, they begin to express just how much they mean to each other. The sentiment and love expressed in this story will bring back fond memories for adults and inspire children, as well. Children may want to create their own special language and bond with their extended families after listening to or reading about Daniela and her grandpa. The first half of the story is told in opposites, while the second half is told using synonyms.