Tuesday, February 17, 2009


Pam Adams ~ Traducido por Benigno D'ou, 1974

OK... I speak little to no Spanish (at this point mainly just colors and animal names), but being in Texas, I am constantly confronted with vintage kids' books en EspaƱol. If I run across a particularly awesome one, I buy it, regardless of my lacking in language skills. Our public elementary school has a Spanish immersion program that I am hoping my son gets into, and hopefully then, these books will begin to make sense. In the meantime... this is what I mean by AWESOME.

I have no idea what this book is about. It has an elongated shape. One page shows an ordinary scene with a child doing something normal... but there are shaped holes that show through to the next page where something fantastical is going on. I think it is from Venezuela, but really, beats me. Happy Tuesday gang.


  1. Wow! What a book! I sometimes think we love these kind of books which bring out a new and unexpected way of looking at things even more than the kids, for whom it is fairly ordinary to do so...

  2. Wow, I would love to get my hands on this book. My kids speak spanish and english and I am always trying to find fun books in spanish. If ever decide to put this in your shop, let us know.