A conversational, bilingual story about two talkative giraffes who befriend a baby ostrich, now available in board book for our youngest Spanish speakers and kids eager to learn a new language!
When two giraffe friends find a baby ostrich, they have some questions: Is baby ostrich hungry? Shy? Tired?
Ostrich says no! So how does she feel?
Friendship awaits in this bilingual book about feelings, How Are You? / ¿Cómo estás? by Angela Dominguez—expressed both in English and in Spanish.
About the Author
Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City and grew up in the great state of Texas. She now resides on the east coast with her boyfriend, Kyle, and their petite dog, Petunia. She is also the author and illustrator of several books for children and a two-time recipient of Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. Her debut middle grade novel, Stella Díaz Has Something To Say, was a New York Public Library and a Chicago Public Library pick for Best Books for Kids, Sid Fleischman Award winner, and an ALA Notable. She recently illustrated Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s newest picture book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She’s delighted to still be doing both.
"First introduced to this friendly pair of giraffes—one Spanish-speaking,the other Anglophone—in How Do You Say? / ¿Cómo se dice?, readers now find them greeting an ostrich . . . . Here's hoping these endearing giraffes will continue making plenty of amigos." —Kirkus Reviews
How Do You Say? / ¿Cómo se dice?:
"Young children will delight in the antics of two endearing giraffes in this bilingual picture book." —School Library Journal
"This charming story is as light as air yet carries heft." —Kirkus Reviews
"As appealing to look at as it is to listen to, this book . . . provides opportunities to bring together those learning English, learning Spanish, or just learning how to make new friends and amigos." —The Horn Book
"Dominguez’s bold, playful pictures . . . [demonstrate] something that many children know intuitively: Speaking different languages is a minor detail when it comes to making new friends." —Publishers Weekly