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La Isla

La Isla( )
Author: Dorros, Arthur
Illustrator: Kleven, Elisa
ISBN:978-0-14-056541-6
Publication Date:Apr 1999
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint:Puffin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

The Spanish edition of Isla takes readers on a magical journey set in the same world as Arthur Dorros's award-winning Abuela! Cuando Rosalba y su abuela están juntas, la aventura se respire en el ambiente. En Abuela, libro recipiente de varios premios, Rosalba y su abuela exploran la ciudad de Nueva York a través de la imaginacion de la niña y el espíritu vivaz de la abuela. Esta vez viajan a La Isla, el lugar donde la abuela...
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Author Biography
Dorros, Arthur (Author)
Arthur Dorros, an author and occasional illustrator, was born in Washington, D.C. on May 19, 1950. He attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.A. degree in 1972. He received his postgraduate teaching certification from Pacific Oaks College in 1979. He has worked odd jobs in his youth such as: builder, carpenter, drafter and photographer. He was a teacher for both elementary and junior high. He was the artist in residence for more than a dozen New York public schools while running programs in creative writing and bookmaking. Some of his children's books are written in both English and Spanish. He also writes books that deal with science and nature. Ant Cities and Feel the Wind were named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council and A Tree is Growing was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book. He has received the Reading Rainbow Review book selections award for three of his books - Alligator Shoes, Ant Cities and Abuela.

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