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One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers

By Monica Encarnacion, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Fun counting book introduces Latinx culture, Spanish words.

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Rich illustrations and fun-to-read rhyming text enumerates the joys of counting and the wonders that abound in every child's day. Author Roseanne Greenfield Thong beautifully exposes young readers to Spanish vocabulary that's seamlessly woven into the text on every page. The featured objects in One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers are Latinx in origin but have universal appeal -- a piñata, maracas, cometas, calaveras, faroles -- giving families a great opportunity to explore a new culture in a fun way. At the end of the book, you'll find a helpful glossary that explains the cultural significance of the featured objects.

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