Abecedarios: Mexican Folk Art ABCs in English and Spanish (First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art) (Board Books)

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By Cynthia Weill, K. B. Basseches (Photographer), Armando Jiménez (Artist)
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"Featuring vibrant wooden sculptures by a Oaxacan family of artists...The highly saturated color backdrops and stunning sculptures win over readers of all ages."-- Publishers Weekly

"An outstanding alphabet book."-- Cr ticas

" A] colorful and inventive way for teaching a young child their ABCs. Highly recommended; even adults will enjoy lingering over the unique animal artistry."-- Midwest Book Review

Brothers Mois's and Armando Jim nez carved the wonderful animal figures that illustrate each letter in ABeCedarios. Working with their wives and children, they meticulously hand-paint each enchanting animal. The Jim nez families live and work in the beautiful mountain village of Arrazola, Oaxaca.

Delicados animales pintados a mano desde Oaxaca gu an a los ni os a trav's de un alfabeto biling e. Cualquier libro de ABC que valga su precio en la portada seguramente tendr colores brillantes y letras grandes. Pero no cualquier libro de ABC tiene m gicos animales tallados a mano para ilustrar cada letra. Y muy pocos de esos alfabetos presentan las letras en una variedad distinta al ingl's Muy pocos libros de alfabeto excepto ABeCedarios, por supuesto En este colorido libro, el alfabeto es presentado en ambos ingl's y espa ol e incluye las cuatro letras adicionales-y fant sticos animales-que hacen del espa ol muy divertido.

About the Author

Cynthia Weill is director of the Center for Children's Literature at the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. She is the author of the successful First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art series. K.B. Basseches is an artist and an art educator. She taught Art Education at Virginia Commonwealth University until the birth of her son. She is now a full-time mother and fine artist. In 2005, she developed and curated a touring exhibition of adult, university and child artists' works to benefit the child victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781941026663
ISBN-10: 1941026664
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
Publication Date: April 11th, 2017
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art