Diez Deditos

Diez Deditos

Ten Little Fingers : & Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs From Latin America

Book - 1997
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Penguin Putnam
A bilingual collection of songs and rhymes that have accompanying hand and body motions. In this, his second collection of musical material from the Spanish-speaking countries, Jose-Luis Orozco brings together over thirty finger rhymes, play rhymes, and action songs and games for children of various ages to enjoy in Spanish and English. Crafted in a similar format as the appealing, successfulDe Colores and Other Latin-American Folk Songs for Children, Diez Deditos contains simple music for piano, voice, and guitar; informative background notes placing each song in context; and Spanish and English lyrics presented side by side. As well, words and diagrams show readers the appropriate motions for fingers, hands, face, or body to make. Children will delight in acting out the hand movements to songs likePimpon Pimpon, about a puppet who can wash his face and hands and comb his hair; or Las Horas, where children move their arms like the hands of a clock; orQue Llueva, where hand gestures are used to imitate rain falling, clouds rising, and birds singing; or a host of others. Joyfully illustrated with Elisa Kleven's colorful collage paintings, the folk-art-like pictures capture the playful, celebratory mood of the selected songs. With its vibrant, detailed artwork and child-pleasing songs, this multicultural book invites readers to learn and share, and sing and act out. It will keep children entertained for years to come. Jose-Luis Orozco selected, arranged, and translated De Colores and Other Latin-American Folk Songs for Children (Dutton). He is a songwriter, a recording artist, and a specialist in multicultural education . Elisa Kleven is the acclaimed illustrator of many books, includingDe Colores; Abuela and Isla by Arthur Dorros; and her own The Paper Princess (all Dutton).


Random House, Inc.
A bilingual collection of songs and rhymes that have accompanying hand and body motions.In this, his second collection of musical material from the Spanish-speaking countries, Jose-Luis Orozco brings together over thirty finger rhymes, play rhymes, and action songs and games for children of various ages to enjoy in Spanish and English.Crafted in a similar format as the appealing, successfulDe Colores and Other Latin-American Folk Songs for Children, Diez Deditos contains simple music for piano, voice, and guitar; informative background notes placing each song in context; and Spanish and English lyrics presented side by side. As well, words and diagrams show readers the appropriate motions for fingers, hands, face, or body to make. Children will delight in acting out the hand movements to songs likePimpon Pimpon, about a puppet who can wash his face and hands and comb his hair; or Las Horas, where children move their arms like the hands of a clock; orQue Llueva, where hand gestures are used to imitate rain falling, clouds rising, and birds singing; or a host of others.Joyfully illustrated with Elisa Kleven's colorful collage paintings, the folk-art-like pictures capture the playful, celebratory mood of the selected songs. With its vibrant, detailed artwork and child-pleasing songs, this multicultural book invites readers to learn and share, and sing and act out. It will keep children entertained for years to come. Jose-Luis Orozco selected, arranged, and translated De Colores and Other Latin-American FolkSongs for Children (Dutton). He is a songwriter, a recording artist, and a specialist in multicultural education . Elisa Kleven is the acclaimed illustrator of many books, includingDe Colores; Abuela and Isla by Arthur Dorros; and her own The Paper Princess (all Dutton).

Baker & Taylor
A bilingual anthology of more than thirty finger rhymes, play rhymes, and action songs and games for children of various ages and cultures--including Pimpo+a7n Pimpo+a7n and Que Llueva--highlights a rich collection of musical material from Spanish-speaking countries.

Baker
& Taylor

Offers a selection of traditional Latin American singing games and finger plays, with words in Spanish and English, and instructions for each movement.
Offers Latin American singing games

Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780525457367
0525457364
Branch Call Number: j SPANISH 782.42 Or68d
Characteristics: 56 p. of music : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Kleven, Elisa

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