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Uno, Dos, Tres: One Two Three
Shopping for Mamá's birthday is as easy as one, two, three when you count from uno a diez in a lively Mexican market. Uno, dos, tres - ¡Feliz cumpleaños!
"The jaunty rhyme and repetition are a celebration of the sounds of words and an introduction to the folk arts of Mexico."—Horn Book
"Two sisters romp through a market in Mexico while selecting birthday gifts for their mother. The simply rhyming text pairs the Spanish and English numerals 1-10: 'Uno, one/ We’ll buy Mamá a sun/ dos two/ Two doves that say coo-coo … ' A Spanish pronunciation guide is included … A useful tool for teaching children to count in Spanish."—School Library Journal
"A trip through the market provides the chance for two young girls to buy everything they need for Mamá’s brithday … The repetition of numbers in English and Spanish makes it easy for anyone to count from one to ten--uno a diez—in both languages."—Los Angeles Times
Sandra Lamm of the Fort Worth Library’s Early Childhood Matters program sent the photographs below. “This week our theme has been building math skills and we used the beautiful book Uno, Dos, Tres: One, Two, Three with great success. I’ve attached a few pictures of adults and children engaging with the book during one of the sessions. I just had to share their joy with you!”