Bilingual Books (English/Spanish)

Whether your kids are native Spanish speakers, students learning Spanish in school, or just lovers of a good story, they'll find a lot to enjoy in these bilingual books. Some offer a few Spanish words and phrases mixed in with English. Others have a translation of the whole text. Many mirror typical kid experiences, from visiting a supermarket or sharing a family meal to enjoying multicultural holiday traditions. You'll even find books that help kids understand the immigrant experience. And after you read these, be sure to check out our Latino Books list and our Spanish-language content on Common Sense Latino.

Browse Bilingual Books (English/Spanish)

Bebe Goes Shopping Book Poster Image
Fun supermarket outing tale told in bilingual verse.
By Susan Middleton Elya
(2008)
(2008)
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Book Fiesta! Book Poster Image
Beautiful bilingual book may inspire adventures in reading.
By Pat Mora
(2010)
(2009)
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Let's Eat!/A Comer! Book Poster Image
English/Spanish call to the family dinner table.
By Pat Mora
(2008)
(2008)
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El Chupacabras Book Poster Image
Entertaining bilingual book plays with legend and language.
By Adam Rubin
(2018)
(2018)
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Little Skeletons/Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight Book Poster Image
Fun, rhythmic, bilingual Day of the Dead romp.
By Susie Jaramillo
(2018)
(2018)
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Mamá the Alien/Mamá la Extraterrestre Book Poster Image
A fun, bilingual take on being a documented immigrant.
By René Colato Laínez
(2016)
(2016)
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Niño Wrestles the World Book Poster Image
Boy plays Mexican wrestler in exuberant bilingual tale.
By Yuyi Morales
(2015)
(2014)
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Poco Loco Book Poster Image
Zany mouse inventor tale spiced with Spanish.
By J.R. Krause, Maria Chua
(2013)
(2013)
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'Twas Nochebuena Book Poster Image
Sweet bilingual tale of Latino Christmas Eve traditions.
By Roseanne Greenfield Thong
(2014)
(2014)
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Viva Frida Book Poster Image
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
(2014)
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Juana & Lucas Book Poster Image
Colombian girl learns English in fun early chapter book.
By Juana Medina
(2017)
(2016)
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Diego Book Poster Image
Bilingual text and mini-murals illustrate Rivera's story.
By Jonah Winter
(2007)
(2007)
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Stef Soto, Taco Queen Book Poster Image
Warm, funny tale of family, tacos, and middle school.
By Jennifer Torres
(2017)
(2017)
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The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora Book Poster Image
Vibrant, touching story of lovelorn teen finding his voice.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2017)
(2017)
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