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Cerca / Close

By Monica Encarnacion, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Engaging, simple bilingual book shows what "close" means.

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This fun and simple word book is easy to read and a great concept book for young children. Written in short verse, Cerca / Close presents a statement about a spatial relationship first in Spanish and then follows it with the italicized English translation on the next line. Colorful, cheerful illustrations by Blanca Gómez use straight lines to form familiar objects, while curving roads and winding hills add a soft feel to this small book. Young readers will find this board book engaging and some may identify with the round-faced, brown-skinned little girl. It's a great little concept book for introducing spatial awareness while speaking and/or learning a new language.

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