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Day of the Dead Activity Book {Giveaway}

I first found the Day of the Dead Activity Book last month when I was browsing on Amazon for Día de Muertos books to add to the round up I was putting together. I totally based a book by its cover and, loving what I could see, I immediately added it to my cart and had it within days in my mailbox. This is one impulse buy I don’t regret. Karl Jones, author, and Steve Simpson, illustrator, just released thisRead More ...

Find Sesame Street Books in Spanish on the iBooks Store

You know we always want to keep you up-to-date when it comes to our favorite companies launching products in Spanish, and here’s a great one! Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization, today announced the launch of Sesame Street books on the iBooks Store. A collection of more than 60 Sesame Street books is available for the first time to iBooks users in 51 countries. The range of Sesame Street books includes fan favorites and classics such as The Monster atRead More ...

Mi Monstruo Burrufú by Alberto Corral {Giveaway}

BOOK DESCRIPTION/REVIEW I am always looking for high quality Spanish books. When I was presented with the opportunity to review Mi monstruo Burrufú, written by Alberto Corral and illustrated by Alessandra Sorrentino, I jumped with excitement (really!). As an adult, I can easily recall great Spanish Literature targeted to higher grades; however, when it comes to the lower grades I can name tons of picture books yet few NEW Spanish chapter books. Mi monstruo Burrufú is a wonderful story aboutRead More ...

Download these FREE Bilingual Books from Author Jorge Argueta

There is nothing like a good bedtime story and a cup of milk before bed. Bedtime routines are a great way to help our kids wind down and practice español in a relaxed environment. It’s not just the ritual that helps our niños, or us, sleep better. Steve James, Executive Director of the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB) says that “the amino-acid trypotophan naturally found in milk helps people relax and improve the quality of sleep which gives parents yet anotherRead More ...

Book Review: My Name is Cool {Giveaway}

BOOK DESCRIPTION/REVIEW Antonio Sacre is an American storyteller born in Boston to a Cuban father and an Irish-American mother and his fun, sometimes touching, stories reflect the diversity of his identity and experience. “My Name is Cool: 18 Stories From a Cuban-Irish-American Storyteller,” is Sacre’s most recent book filled with Spanglish-style writing. Marketed to “young readers” — it’s my opinion that this book not be handed over to children younger than 12 due to some mature themes in a fewRead More ...

15 Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with #BilingualKids

September 15th marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month — a month-long celebration to honor the history, cultures and traditions of U.S. citizens with heritage from countries in Latin America and Spain. The dates of September 15 through October 15th were chosen because several countries celebrate their independence day during those weeks: México, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The celebration also includes October 12th, known as Columbus Day. Of course, I always like to say thatRead More ...

Sylvan Dell Publishing’s Fun eReader App in Spanish {Giveaway}

I love Sylvan Dell Publishing’s Fun eReader Picture Books App! The eBooks are a great way to introduce your children to nature, math, and science in a fun and entertaining way. I have used it at home with my own children and in my classroom, and both my children and my students loved it! The eBooks stream from the cloud or can be downloaded to your iPad for traveling. There are over 90 books available, and best of all, thereRead More ...

Book Review: La mascota perfecta {Giveaway}

Editor’s note: We continue with our week of Sylvan Dell Publishing Spanish-language book reviews. Check out the book review below and don’t forget to enter our GIVEAWAY for each book reviewed, but also the GIVEAWAY on Friday for a one year subscription to the Sylvan Dell eBooks iPad app Fun eReader! BOOK DESCRIPTION/REVIEW Many of us remember the time we asked for a pet when we were little. In La mascota perfecta (A Perfect Pet in English), author Samantha BellRead More ...

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Spanish Book Review: El Viaje de Magélica {Giveaway}

As a mother of two and a Kindergarten teacher, I often wonder about the imagination of children and if it is being fostered enough. We Read more ...

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Super Adventure –Review {Giveaway}

I loved watching Enzo’s face as he watched Super Mickey Mouse and his friends, Wonder Minnie, Super Power Pup, Super Good , Dynamo Read more ...

Las Posadas Craft: Make Your Own Farolitos

Disclosure: As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I’ve received product samples and compensation for my time and efforts in Read more ...

Ingenio Smart Play Pad (Interactive Learning Toy)

Ingenio’s Smart Play Pad is one of those toys your child will love tapping to discover new sounds that make up letters, colors, and Read more ...

Multilingual Christmas App: Pango en Navidad

You might remember Pango, the adorable blue raccoon, from our previous review of Pango Imaginary Car. Developer Studio Pango has just Read more ...

Sending Navidad Greetings with Hallmark Go Cards

I am part of the Windows Champions Program. As a Windows Champion on behalf of SpanglishBaby, I am loaned a laptop, and, on occasion, Read more ...

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