"A Wild Day at the Zoo is a sweet and educational picture book introduction to the wonders and diversity of the zoo, as well as the wonders and diversity of human languages. A passive lesson in multicultural acceptance." -- Foreword Review
"A Wild Day at the Zoo's uplifting, fun tone pairs nicely with its messages and lessons. It will appeal to anyone seeking to expand a child's experiences with other cultures and languages." -- Midwest Book Review
Little Polyglot Adventures Series (Vol. 2): A Wild Day at the Zoo / Un D a Salvaje en el Zool gico - Bilingual English and Spanish Children's Picture Book
This is the bilingual English and Spanish edition of this book and it is the sequel to Vol 1: Dylan's Birthday Present / El Regalo de Cumplea os de Dylan. This book is also available in several other languages, including in bilingual versions.
Summary in English:
The city zoo is holding a very special event. Today, guests can bring their own pets to the zoo Of course, all city residents want to join in on the fun. Dylan and Isabella, the little polyglot siblings, see this as a great opportunity for Kiki, Dylan's pet chicken, to meet her animal friends. However, things get a bit out of control when Kiki is left unattended. In this fun and colorful story, children will learn about the importance of thinking outside the box and using their imagination and creativity to solve difficult problems.
While reading this book, kids will learn six new words in different languages and feel like a little polyglot themselves
If you are looking for a children's book that will help your child see the value in speaking other languages, in being multicultural, and that will hopefully get them excited about learning languages, this book is a great choice.
♥If you like this book, don't forget to check out its coloring book companion (sold separately).
Summary in Spanish:
El zool gico de la ciudad est teniendo un evento muy especial. Hoy, los visitantes pueden traer sus propias mascotas al zool gico Claro, todos los residentes de la ciudad quieren unirse a la diversi n. Dylan e Isabella, los hermanos poliglotas, ven esto como una gran oportunidad para Kiki, la gallina mascota de Dylan, con la finalidad de que conozca sus amigos animales. De cualquier manera, las cosas se salen un poco de control cuando descuidan a Kiki. En esta divertida y colorida historia, los ni os aprender n la importancia de pensar de una manera diferente y usar su creatividad e imaginaci n a la hora de resolver problemas dif ciles.
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New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
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