Welcome to the book blast for Escucha Means Listen, an absolutely darling bilingual rhyming book by Talia Aikens-Nunez. I had the opportunity to review this book, and you can read my thoughts over at Andi’s Kids Books. You can also read on to find out more about it and then follow the tour for other people’s thoughts as well. Please enjoy and then enter the giveaway! Be sure to let Talia know what you think as well!
Take a journey through the world — just listening. Escucha Means Listen helps children discover sounds around them in both English and Spanish. A beautiful picture book with lyrical prose and delightful illustrations, from lawn mowing to the splish-splashing of rain puddles.
Read an excerpt:
Buzz. Buzz. Qué oyes? (What do you hear?) Las abejas (The bees) circling the flowers. Woosh. Woosh. What do you hear? El viento (The wind) is whistling by. Shh. Shh. Qué oyes? (What do you hear?) Las hojas (The leaves) are dancing on the trees.
Available on Amazon
Talia Aikens-Nuñez wanted to be a meteorologist, a politician and a lawyer. She never thought she would be an author. It was the birth of her daughter that caused her to start writing. Raising a bilingual child inspired Talia to write multicultural children’s books.
Talia’s family loves nature so much that she and her husband vowed that they will always try to live close to water. She and her family live in Connecticut with a little pond.
Talia Aikens-Nunez will be awarding a $20 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.a Rafflecopter giveaway