Sunday, January 18, 2009

PACO AND THE GIANT CHILE PLANT

iIf you are looking for bilingual books take a look at:

PACO AND THE GIANT CHILE PLANT ~ PACO
Y LA PLANTA DE CHILE GIGANTE

written by Keith Polette
illustrated by Elizabeth O. Dulemba
Raven Tree Press

Paco takes the familiar "Jack and the Beanstalk" tale and gives it more than a few new
twists. Told as a fractured fairy tale, our hero, Jack, is now called Paco, and the story takes
place in a beautiful desert setting in the American Southwest.

The story is presented as an English text with embedded Spanish in rojo. A vocabulary page is
included to jump start learning in either language.

4 comments:

Zebee said...

Sounds like a great twist to an old favorite. I just love Elizabeth Dulemba's art work, don't you?

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Marvin D. Wilson said...

Este es un maravilloso y posterior recomendación!

Christina E. Rodriguez said...

I still can't believe she does all her illustrations digitally, too. It's amazing. Most of my books, including the bilingual ones, are done in watercolors. It's pretty hard to make the transition, and Elizabeth Dulemba is sooo good at it!

Shari Lyle-Soffe said...

I agree, her work is excellent.