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Quisiera tener lentes como Rosa

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672197

This is the Spanish only version of I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa. Abby concocts comical and innovative strategies to get glasses. She thinks glasses make her best friend Rosa look beautiful. In the quest to have glasses like Rosa, Abby invents a multitude of ingenious ways to getting the glasses she so dearly desires. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Abby grows in appreciation of her own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672203

Willie goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be strong like Manuel. He thinks being strong makes his best friend Willie look like a superhero. In the quest to be strong, Willie comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Willie grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel / Quisiera ser fuerte como Manuel

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672210

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Willie goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be strong like Manuel. He thinks being strong makes his best friend Willie look like a superhero. In the quest to be strong, Willie comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Willie grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Quisiera ser fuerte como Manuel

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672227

This is the Spanish only version of I Wish Was Strong Like Manuel. Willie goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be strong like Manuel. He thinks being strong makes his best friend Willie look like a superhero. In the quest to be strong, Willie comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Willie grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672234

Manuel goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be tall like Willie. He thinks being tall makes his best friend Willie look like a basketball star. In the quest to be tall, Manuel comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Manuel grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Lobo and the Rabbit Stew / El lobo y el caldo de conejo

Marcia Schwartz (author), Brent Campbell (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671756

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Lobo and the Rabbit Stew. 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. Lobo is a wolf who must eat a succulent rabbit stew while the moon is full or he will go cuckoo. He tries a variety of temptations to entice a bunny out of his burrow. The little rabbit uses his wits to escape becoming an entree.

Mr. Groundhog Wants the Day Off

Pat Stemper Vojta (author), Olga Levitskiy (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671763

Mr. Groundhog tries to give his Groundhog Day duties away. He does not want to be blamed for six more weeks of winter anymore. He asks his friends to take on the responsibilities, but they are not interested. Instead, one by one his friends show him how he is perfectly suited to the role. As the day progresses, Mr. Groundhog finds a way to enjoy his special day.

Mr. Groundhog Wants the Day Off / El señor Marmota quiere el día libre

Pat Stemper Vojta (author), Olga Levitskiy (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671770

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Mr. Groundhog Wants the Day Off. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Mr. Groundhog tries to give his Groundhog Day duties away. He does not want to be blamed for six more weeks of winter anymore. He asks his friends to take on the responsibilities, but they are not interested. Instead, one by one his friends show him how he is perfectly suited to the role. As the day progresses, Mr. Groundhog finds a way to enjoy his special day.

El señor Marmota quiere el día libre

Pat Stemper Vojta (author), Olga Levitskiy (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671787

This is the Spanish only version of Mr. Groundhog Wants the Day Off. Mr. Groundhog tries to give his Groundhog Day duties away. He does not want to be blamed for six more weeks of winter anymore. He asks his friends to take on the responsibilities, but they are not interested. Instead, one by one his friends show him how he is perfectly suited to the role. As the day progresses, Mr. Groundhog finds a way to enjoy his special day.

My Pal, Victor

Diane Gonzales Bertrand (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671794

Why do we choose the friends we do? Dominic knows. He explains just how special his pal Victor really is. After all, Victor tells heart-booming ghost stories, claps the loudest at Dominic's baseball games, and performs a fabulous floating frog stroke. Two young boys experience a spirited, carefree friendship that transcends one boy's disability.

My Pal, Victor / Mi amigo, Víctor

Diane Gonzales Bertrand (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671800

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of My Pal, Victor. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Why do we choose the friends we do? Dominic knows. He explains just how special his pal Victor really is. After all, Victor tells heart-booming ghost stories, claps the loudest at Dominic's baseball games, and performs a fabulous floating frog stroke. Two young boys experience a spirited, carefree friendship that transcends one boy's disability.

Mi amigo, Víctor

Diane Gonzales Bertrand (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671817

This is the Spanish only version of My Pal, Victor. Why do we choose the friends we do? Dominic knows. He explains just how special his pal Victor really is. After all, Victor tells heart-booming ghost stories, claps the loudest at Dominic's baseball games, and performs a fabulous floating frog stroke. Two young boys experience a spirited, carefree friendship that transcends one boy's disability.

Alien Invaders

Lynne Huggins Cooper (author), Bonnie Leick (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671824

Bugs in the garden? Or are they alien invaders? A curious child compares small garden creatures to what he knows of space invaders. Antennas? Shiny armor and helmets? Are these Earth dwellers or something 'out of this world'? Creepy crawlers abound in wacky, far-out colored pencil illustrations.

Alien Invaders / Invasores extraterrestres

Lynne Huggins Cooper (author), Bonnie Leick (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671831

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Alien Invaders. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Bugs in the garden? Or are they alien invaders? A curious child compares small garden creatures to what he knows of space invaders. Antennas? Shiny armor and helmets? Are these Earth dwellers or something 'out of this world'? Creepy crawlers abound in wacky, far-out colored pencil illustrations.

Invasores extraterrestres

Lynne Huggins Cooper (author), Bonnie Leick (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671848

This is the Spanish only version of Alien Invaders. Bugs in the garden? Or are they alien invaders? A curious child compares small garden creatures to what he knows of space invaders. Antennas? Shiny armor and helmets? Are these Earth dwellers or something 'out of this world'? Creepy crawlers abound in wacky, far-out colored pencil illustrations.

Moon Over the Mountain

Keith Polette (author), Michael Kress Russik (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671855

A fun-filled retelling of a traditional Asian tale in which a discontented stonecutter is never satisfied with each wish that is granted him. In this variation, a vivid Southwestern landscape helps set the story. We meet Agipito who, like his Asian counterpart, is a poor stonecutter. Time after time, Agipito's wishes are granted, but, each time, he finds something wrong with the wish he is given. Finally, when Agipito wishes to become coyote--a favorite trickster character in many folktales--he finally is happy and disappears into the desert. Agipito learns, humorously, that what you wish for may not always be what would be best for you.

Moon Over the Mountain / Luna sobre la montaña

Keith Polette (author), Michael Kress Russik (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671862

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Moon Over the Mountain. 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. A fun-filled retelling of a traditional Asian tale in which a discontented stonecutter is never satisfied with each wish that is granted him. In this variation, a vivid Southwestern landscape helps set the story. We meet Agipito who, like his Asian counterpart, is a poor stonecutter. Time after time, Agipito's wishes are granted, but, each time, he finds something wrong with the wish he is given. Finally, when Agipito wishes to become coyote--a favorite trickster character in many folktales--he finally is happy and disappears into the desert. Agipito learns, humorously, that what you wish for may not always be what would be best for you.

La florecita de la maleza

Vicky Whipple (author), Pamela Barcita (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671275

This is the Spanish only version of The Little Weed Flower, a Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Recipient. Have you ever felt like you are unsure where you belong? Little Weed Flower is growing in a weed patch, but secretly longs to be in the beautiful garden tended by the loving gardener. With the help of a new friend her wish comes true and she is able to share positive lessons with other garden flowers. We also learn that no matter where we come from, everything has its own beauty and a special purpose in the garden of life. A timeless story of hope for those who dare to dream.

Polar Slumber

Dennis Rockhill (author), Dennis Rockhill (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671282

Looking out her window, a little girl is enchanted by the snow bear she created. As she falls asleep, this backyard snow bear becomes an integral part of her slumber. She explores the frosty arctic landscape in the bear's cozy company visiting snowy creatures and countryside. When paw prints are all that remain in the morning, we realize the power of imagination.

Sueño Polar

Dennis Rockhill (author), Dennis Rockhill (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671299

This is the Spanish only version of Polar Slumber. Looking out her window, a little girl is enchanted by the snow bear she created. As she falls asleep, this backyard snow bear becomes an integral part of her slumber. She explores the frosty arctic landscape in the bear's cozy company visiting snowy creatures and countryside. When paw prints are all that remain in the morning, we realize the power of imagination.

The Rain Forest Party / Fiesta en el bosque tropical

Lorraine Dey (author), Lorraine Dey (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671305

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of The Rain Forest Party. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Hector-Armando was a little Armadillo who wanted to find his special talent that he could share with his friends at the big rain forest party. As he walked into the forest he noticed his friends were all busy collecting things and practicing their own talents to get ready for the big party. As he came upon his many friends, he would try to do the same things they were doing, but he just wasn't fast enough, or his legs were too short, or he wasn't tall enough. He tried again and again, but became sad to realize he may not have any special talents. He curled up to hide and suddenly became aware of a hidden talent that was there all along. Something mother nature gave him but he forgot about. He would share a very special talent with friends at The Rain Forest Party.

Fiesta en el bosque tropical

Lorraine Dey (author), Lorraine Dey (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671329

This is the Spanish only version of The Rain Forest Party. Hector-Armando was a little Armadillo who wanted to find his special talent that he could share with his friends at the big rain forest party. As he walked into the forest he noticed his friends were all busy collecting things and practicing their own talents to get ready for the big party. As he came upon his many friends, he would try to do the same things they were doing, but he just wasn't fast enough, or his legs were too short, or he wasn't tall enough. He tried again and again, but became sad to realize he may not have any special talents. He curled up to hide and suddenly became aware of a hidden talent that was there all along. Something mother nature gave him but he forgot about. He would share a very special talent with friends at The Rain Forest Party.

Amazingly Wonderful Things

Marla J. Hohmeier (author), Penny Weber (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671336

With a gentle nudge (Tell me about it) or a simple question (And then what happens?) a child can create unique moments in time and design a world of fantasy that adults have long forgotten. Amazingly Wonderful Things will take your child on a delightful journey across a sea of pink and blue cotton candy to the top of a Ferris wheel made of diamonds and up a rainbow in a new pair of jelly-bean shoes. This lavishly illustrated book sparks the imagination as a young girl dances in the stardust, races a supernova, and chases fire-breathing dragons across the sky. When the door to a child's imagination is opened and their creativity is set free every child is capable of Amazingly Wonderful Things. All we have to do is watch... and listen.

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.