The Piñata That the Farm Maiden Hung

Samantha R. Vamos (Author) Sebastià Serra (Illustrator)
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Age Groups: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9

Companion to the award-winning The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred. The bilingual story of a surprise birthday party’s festive piñata, created by a cadre of animals and the farm maiden.

A young girl sets out on errands for the day, and while she's gone, the farm maiden prepares a piñata from scratch with help from a boy, horse, goose, cat, sheep, and farmer. After they all fall asleep in the afternoon sun, they must scramble to finish preparations in time—just as the girl arrives back to her surprise party. Key English words change to Spanish as the cumulative verse builds to the celebratory ending. With the familiarity of "The House That Jack Built," the tale cleverly incorporates Spanish words, adding a new one in place of the English word from the previous page. This book makes learning the language easy and fun. Back matter includes a glossary, definitions, and directions for making a piñata at home.

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SKU 140699
ISBN 9781623544560
Language English
Page Count 32
Product Type Paperback Books
Book Type Picture Books
Additional Contributor Sebastià Serra
Primary Contributor Samantha R. Vamos
Age Groups Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9
Publisher Charlesbridge