¡HOLA! Let's Learn Spanish, by Judy Martialay, is a book containing a cohesive learning experience that packs a punch, with an enjoyable story, Spanish words and phrases, fun activities, and a song.
In the story, Pete the Pilot takes readers on a journey to Mexico, where they are introduced to Mexican culture. They soon meet a new friend, Panchito, who is a charming and adventurous Mexican jumping bean. Panchito is lonely so he sets off to find someone to play with. After landing in a precarious situation, will he manage to find new friends?
But los frijoles don’t answer. They don’t talk or play. They are not jumping beans like Panchito. ~Excerpt
There’s a link included in the book, guiding readers online to listen to an audio version of the book, as well as view recipes, a parent’s page, and more. The audio version allows children and parents to hear the correct pronunciation of the Spanish words as they read along.
Curiosity leads to knowledge, and educating our young ones on cultural and language differences provides a great opportunity for growth. (The younger the better!) This book provides a wonderful opportunity to learn commonly used Spanish words, phrases, customs, and activities, while being entertained at the same time.
Where is Panchito? (¿Dónde está Panchito?) ~Excerpt
I love children’s books that are educational. With interactive activities, learning opportunities, and an adventurous tale, this book holds much more than just entertainment value. Parents might learn a thing or two from this book as well. ¡Fantástico!
5 Stars (Cinco estrellas)
Target Age: 6-10
Publisher: Polyglotzkidz Press
I received a complimentary copy.