El fuertecito rojo (The Little Red Fort) (Paperback)
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A spunky, feminist adaptation of the timeless favorite, The Little Red Hen, sure to appeal to fans of Rosie Revere, Engineer.Ruby's mind is always full of ideas. One day, she finds some old boards and decides to build something. She invites her brothers to help, but they just laugh and tell her she doesn't know how to build. "Then I'll learn," she says. And she does!This Spanish book with sprightly text and winsome pictures is a modern spin on a timeless favorite that celebrates the pluck and ingenuity of young creators everywhere!Ruby tiene muchas ideas. Un día encuentra unas tablas y decide construir algo. Pide ayuda a sus hermanos, pero ellos se ríen de ella. Al final, es ella la que sale riendo. Este libro en español, con un texto alegre y adorables ilustraciones, es una versión moderna de un cuento clásico que celebra el ingenio de los jóvenes creadores en todo el mundo.
About the Author
Brenda Maier's debut picture book, The Little Red Fort, was called "inspired" by the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books in a starred review, and was named a Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year, a Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, and winner of One Book for Colorado. Brenda is a public school teacher and a gifted education specialist. When she isn't writing, Brenda enjoys traveling with her family, baking peanut-free cookies, and watching her five children build amazing creations from found materials. She lives near Tulsa, Oklahoma. You can learn more about her work at brendamaier.com.
Sonia Sánchez paints with both traditional and digital brushes, using layers of texture in her work to evoke emotion and movement. She is the illustrator of The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier; The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits and The Curious Cares of Bears, both by Douglas Florian; and Sister Day! by Lisa Mantchev. Sonia lives with her husband and son and a sleepyhead cat in a blue house near the Mediterranean Sea on the eastern coast of Spain.