My kids 4 - 9yrs loved it--they kept begging me to read it for longer. It makes an excellent read-aloud for all ages of children, since the stories are short enough there are six in the book that take about an hour to read and reworked enough to be perfect for children. They are not Disneyfied considering that Hawthorne predates Disney by a fair bit of time but you know what I meanbut the myths are enjoyably and appropriately told as compared to dry and boring with a nice s I loved it.
Each double-page spread contains an etymology of a particular day of the week. With Spanish predominating and English following, an individual poem stands alone and, at the same time, joins with the others to create a circle with the subliminal message that we are all related.
The life and work of the beloved, openly gay Chicano poet and educator, Francisco X. Alone or in the company of family and friends, this child traverses the days of the week, displaying varying emotions: Her bright palette encompasses both warm and cool colors that dance together on every page, complementing rather than competing with each other.
As well, lines are rounded and curved, and everywhere there are circles. In backgrounds, on clothing, in the patterns on the animales, and even on the faces of the elders, they display a connectedness of everything and everyone.
On each spread he presents two or more poems in Spanish and English. Although he connects them to a particular day of the week, neither is a translation; rather, each has its own internal rhythm that reflects both the dreams and realities of the young narrator. For instance, on Monday, there is daydreaming:Imogen Hermes Gowar, Britain’s most-heralded new literary talent, makes her debut with this spellbinding novel of a merchant, a mermaid, and a madam—an unforgettable confection that explores obsession, wonder, and the deepest desires of the heart with bawdy wit, intrigue, and a touch of magic.
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