El Flamboyán Amarillo – From celebrated author Geogrina Lázaro, this classic tells about a flowering walk and a boy who discovers it. 9. Chumba la Cachumba is fun to use in October/ November. The bright colors easily illustrate the learned words. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "false"; amzn_assoc_asins = "1945635169,1933032642,0698114132,0545328632"; 1. 8. Me llamo Celia – Young readers can get to know Celia Cruz’s life story in this vibrant picture book. As much as Netflix in Spanish or music are great resources, nothing beats curling up with mom or dad and a good book. ¿Qué puedes hacer con un rebozo? While I dearly love our stash of picture books in Spanish and English, I love finding original Spanish titles, written by native-speaking authors. La Ñusta Diminuta – A tiny Incan princess tries to save her people from a terrible drought, and introduces us to Incan culture and history along the way. amzn_assoc_linkid = "59d7faf79019f1de0204ae7bacb266bf"; Shorter books don’t necessarily mean children’s books. amzn_assoc_title = "Authentic Books in Spanish"; (Includes recipes. 7. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; Teaching language and Spanglish living are your things too? ABeCedarios: Mexican Folk Art ABCs in English and Spanish – The bold, beautiful illustrations in this board book feature one animal per letter of the alphabet, in the style of traditional folk art. – An introduction to the ABCs, in the context of a cloud forest in the Andes. 6. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; Reading to our kids is one of the most important things we parents can do. This list is FANTASTIC!! amzn_assoc_title = "My Amazon Picks"; You can even read comics or graphic novels in Spanish if that's what you prefer. Spanish Nursery Rhymes, by Cali’s Books × Reading is one of the best ways to develop language naturally, and every home or classroom needs a good stash of children’s books in Spanish. 1. 20. Little Elephants / Elefantitos – From the same Canticos series, this board book is a sweet introduction to the classic song Los Elefantes Se Balanceaban. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "spanmama-20"; Success! Join my mailing list to stay in touch. – The journey of a mother sea turtle, who crosses the ocean to lay her eggs on a faraway beach. Mi primer abecedario – Designed for young pre-readers to learn about the alphabet and its sounds, with a page for each letter. Home » The Ultimate Guide to the Best Authentic Spanish Books for Kids. 9. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; Check your email for your ¿Adivina quién? amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "spanmama-20"; Your email address will not be published. – A little tells about his day, which turns out to be a delightful introduction to classic Spanish-language sayings. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; 5. De la A a la Z Peru – From another wonderful series that tells about Latin American countries through the ABCs in Spanish. Please try again. amzn_assoc_title = "My Amazon Picks"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; Note: Maguaré is also an amazing online resource for authentic online books in Spanish for kids! amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; 3. In addition to the introduction of colors in both English and Spanish, the images in this newly-released book are three-dimensional, looking like construction paper cutouts that kids can touch and feel. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "spanmama-20"; – An exploration of Latin American and Caribbean lands and animals, guided by a little frog, the Coqui. 8. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; Anti Princesas 1: Frida Kahlo para chicas y chicos – A colorful combination of illustrations and photos explores of the life of Frida Kahlo, for children. María tenía una llamita – An endearing retelling of Mary Had a Little Lamb, set in the Andes mountains. 8. Spanish Course Reviews. El cabello maravilloso de Dalia – This imaginative tale begins when Dalia wakes up one morning with her hair standing straight up, and ends as a celebration of nature through the eyes of a little girl. amzn_assoc_linkid = "37c6b061cc204ddf0e1bba89582f244a"; I write a few times a month with tips, ideas, and behind-the-scenes news. Esperando el Biblioburro – A true story of a teacher and librarian who created a mobile library on two donkeys to travel through the mountains and bring books to children in rural Colombia. amzn_assoc_title = "My Amazon Picks"; amzn_assoc_asins = "1631139223,0763680990,1631131532,1368014755"; amzn_assoc_title = "My Amazon Picks"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; La Isla – Rosalba goes on an imaginary journey to the Caribbean with her grandmother, who takes her through a tour of old stories and places on the island. Conoce a Pablo Neruda – Learn about the famous poet and politician, including a look into his playful childhood. Game Set. amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; 2. Thank you so much for the recommendations! But it won’t stay away! Have a great week! amzn_assoc_asins = "1945635134,1945635142,0061346136,1631139584"; 9. Our popular fairy tales with Spanish translations, read slowly by a native Spanish speaker. For more book lists and suggestions, be sure to see my Spanish children’s books page. La Guagua de Pan de Manuela – Manuela is an Ecuadorian Indian who is preparing typical foods with her mom to celebrate All Soul’s Day. amzn_assoc_linkid = "37c6b061cc204ddf0e1bba89582f244a"; 9. Juan Bobo Busca Trabajo – A funny book about a famous Puerto Rican folk hero who goes out to look for work. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_asins = "1404819185,8448844211,1941026664,844414696X"; 5. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "spanmama-20"; amzn_assoc_asins = "8484705498,8416078955,0061136816,0998417416"; 8. / Are you my mother? 7. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; Please try again. Pasando páginas: La historia de mi vida – An autobiography written by Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latino on the U.S. supreme court. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "spanmama-20"; 4. Kindle $0.00 $ 0. Piñatas y flores de papel: Fiestas de las Américas en inglés y español – A bilingual overview of holidays children celebrate across the Americas. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_linkid = "37c6b061cc204ddf0e1bba89582f244a"; 1. Little Mice / Ratoncitos – Another sweet board book from Canticos, introducing babies to the fingerplay Cinco ratoncitos de colita gris. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "spanmama-20"; ¡Qué cosas dice mi abuela! 5. If you’re hoping to learn Spanish and don’t have time to enroll in lessons, there are many resources out there that can help you, such as audio programs, tutoring services, mobile apps, and podcasts.But the most traditional way of learning a language is by using a book or following a textbook. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; Guatemala ABCs – This is just one book from a delightful series that introduces different Spanish-speaking countries through the alphabet.