Uno DOS Tres My First Spanish Rhymes by Yanitzia Canetti


Uno DOS Tres My First Spanish Rhymes by Yanitzia Canetti

Simple songs and rhymes are an excellent way to familiarise young children with another language. Uno Dos Tres a collection of 25 traditional nursery rhymes, is a delightful way to introduce Spanish. An illustrated vocabulary features simple words and phrases that are easy to learn and that can be used in games or everyday life. Children are encouraged to repeat the phrases and sing along with the rhymes, and the included CD lets them know how both should sound. The lively illustrations and amusing rhymes make learning a new language fun. A guide for parents translates more difficult phrases.


These rhymes will help make learning fun [and] the bright and cheerful illustrations enhance the book. School Librarian 'A great resource for anyone learning or teaching Spanish to primary aged children.

About the Author

PATRICE AGGS was born and brought up in the United States, but now lives in West Sussex, England. She has illustrated over thirty-five picture books for children. In the early 1980s she was part of the team which produced the animated film The Snowman. Patrice is currently writing picture books, illustrating and printmaking. She lives on a farm in West Sussex with her husband and two teenagers. The Giraffe Who Came to Dinner is the first book she has both written and illustrated. Her latest books, Ooh La Booga Bomp and Strawberry Squirt are part of the popular O'Brien Pandas series. Yanitzia Canetti born in Havana in 1967, is an author, editor, and translator with a Bachelor's in Journalism, a Master's in Linguistics, and a Ph.D. in Literature. She has published over 30 books in various genres, including novels, poetry, short stories, theatre and children's literature. She has written fiction and non-fiction series, teachers' guides, and other educational materials for the bilingual educational system. She has also written over 2,000 specialized articles, catalogues, and literary reviews for newspapers and magazines in the United States, Cuba, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and other countries. Fluent in Spanish, Italian and English, she has translated over 100 books, principally for young readers. Her translations include several English literature classics. YANITZIA CANETTI has received many awards for her work, including the National Literature Award (Ministry of Education, Cuba) 1984, 1985, 1986; the White Rose Literature Award (Best Literature of the Year, Cuba) 1994; Honorable Mention (National Association of Hispanic Publications, California) 1997. At present, Yanitzia lives in Boston, Massachusetts, and works as an editorial director and literary assessor

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

2nd October 2014



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